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In Singapore, the 2012 HIV study found that the incidence of casual sex among Singapore heterosexuals increased significantly from 1.1% in 1989 to 17.4% in 2007, with the majority (84%) being unprotected. Having sex… Steadily increasing in the Singapore cancer registry. throat cAnother study found cancer incidence in both men and women from 1993 to 2012.

Prevention of HPV infection

It is important to monitor the prevalence of HPV-associated infections. cCancer in Singapore to develop a prevention strategy for this disease.

HPV testing is recommended for both men and women risk of infectionafter possible vaginal or anal exposure; female cervical swab Also, both male and female anal swabs can be taken for HPV screening for early detection and intervention.

Penile and throat swabs are not yet recommended for HPV detection. Test of These sites have not been clinically validated.

The silver lining is that HPV is the only STI for which a vaccine is available. HPV vaccine It has been used by women for the prevention of HPV-related diseases with good results.

Because HPV infection is highly prevalent and the majority of infections are clinically asymptomatic, patients can protect themselves and their partners by opting for vaccination. Vaccines do not wipe out existing infections, so it is recommended to be vaccinated as soon as possible, ideally before sexual debut. Commentary: HPV is known to be the leading cause of cervical cancer, but it also poses a risk to men.

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