Treat and Prevent cervical cancer

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 ·

If infected with HPV, do not worry, because currently available a variety of treatments that can control HPV infection. Some treatments aim to turn off the cells that contain the HPV virus. Another way is by getting rid of damaged or infected with electric surgery, laser surgery, or cryosurgery (remove the abnormal tissue by freezing).

If cervical cancer has reached the advanced stage, it will be done chemo therapy. In some severe cases may also be performed hysterectomy is surgical removal of the uterus or womb in total. The aim is to remove cervical cancer cells that have been developed in the body.

However, prevention is better than cure. Therefore, how to prevent infection with HPV and cervical cancer?

Here are some ways you can do to prevent cervical cancer.
  • Have a healthy diet, rich in vegetables, fruit and cereal to stimulate the immune system. For example, consuming a variety of carotene, vitamins A, C, and E, and folic acid can reduce the risk of cervical cancer.
  • Avoid smoking. Much evidence suggests the use of tobacco can increase the risk of cervical cancer.
  • Avoid sex before marriage or at a very young age or a dozen years.
  • Avoid having sex during menstrual period proved to be effective to prevent and inhibit the formation and development of cervical cancer.
  • Avoid sex with multiple partners.
  • The routine Pap smear tests regularly. Currently, a Pap smear test can be done even at the health center at an affordable price.
  • Alternative Pap smear is a test IVA with a cheaper cost of Pap smears. The goal for early detection of HPV infection.
  • Giving the vaccine or the HPV vaccination to prevent HPV infection.
  • Perform cleaning of intimate organ known as the vagina or toilet. This can be done alone or can also with the help of specialists. The goal is to clean the female sex organs of dirt and disease.

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