Understanding Cervical Cancer: What You Need to Know

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  • Black Women and Cervical Cancer
  • HPV Vaccine and the Racial Divide
  • Preventing Cervical Cancer
  • Remember: Cervical Cancer Shows No Signs
  • Condoms Don’t Always Prevent HPV
  • January Is National Cervical Health Month
  • What Is Cervical Cancer?
  • Types of Cervical Cancer
  • What Causes It?
  • How Common Is Cervical Cancer?

Condoms Don’t Always Prevent HPV

Yes, they can lower your risk of contracting HPV, but that doesn’t mean they are bullet proof. HPV can infect areas that are not covered by a condom and can be passed through oral sex. 

(Photo: Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images for Magnum Condoms)

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