Oral Sex cause of Throat Cancer rise

Posted On: September 3, 2009

Changing sexual practices have led to a dramatic rise in throat cancer in the United States over the past two decades.

Increasing rates of HPV infection, spread through oral sex, is largely driving the rapid rise in oropharyngeal cancers, which include tumors of the throat, tonsils, and base of the tongue.

Safer sex doesn’t just mean using contraceptives, or condoms for vaginal penetration anymore. You can consider using a condom for oral sex as well. For more, click here.

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