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Cervical Health

Cervical Health


alternative medicine with homeopathic pillsThe cervix is the gateway between the vaginal canal and the opening of the uterus, positioning the cervix as a prime location for infection of STIs and other bacterium such as Chlamydia and Gonorrhea. Human Papilloma Virus, otherwise known as HPV, is a viral infection spread through contact with infected skin, mucous membranes or bodily fluids. Some strains of HPV will cause genital warts, while others will lead to infection of cervical cells that may lead to the development of cervical cancer. The Pap test takes a swab of cervical cells and looks to see if there is any abnormal cell growth associated with HPV infections. Regular Pap tests and pelvic exams can lead to a diagnosis and treatment of HPV so the infection does not persist. Naturopathic doctors have many tools they can use to help boost your immune system and encourage your body to clear the virus, so a diagnosis of HPV is a treatable condition.