HPV, a sexually transmitted disease caused by the Human Papillomavirus, is one of the major triggers for cervix cancer. However, recently HPV has been appointed also as a cause for throat cancer.
The diagnosis can be determined by a practitioner physician or by an otolaryngologist through physical exams followed by laryngoscopy. The best prevention against HPV is vaccination, in addition, of course to safe oral sex, taking some essential care such as the use of condom, which also prevents the transmission of other diseases, including Aids.
The main symptoms of throat cancer include:
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