HPV infection

Warts – How To Get Rid Of Them?

By Dr. C.S. Ramachandran, General Surgery Warts are growths on the skin which are caused by HPV (Human Papillomavirus). This virus stimulates growth of cells on the outer layer of the skin and thus results in these growths. In many cases, warts appear on the hands or near the fingernails although…

Regular Pap Smear & Colposcopy – Why Is It Required?

  By- Dr. Smita Vats, Gynaecology Today, the diagnosis of cancer is on the rise. HPV infection, unprotected sex, oral contraceptives, and multiple sexual partners are the leading cause of cervical cancer in women. Pap smear is a clinical test that checks if there is the presence of pre-cancerous or cancerous…

Regular Pap Smear And Colposcopy – Who Needs Them?

By Dr. Naimesh Patel, Gynaecology Today, the diagnosis of cancer is on the rise. HPV infection, unprotected sex, oral contraceptives, and multiple sexual partners are the leading cause of cervical cancer in women. Pap smear is a clinical test that checks if there is the presence of pre-cancerous or cancerous cells in…