Adolescent Medical Issues

Posted by on Nov 29, 2012 in Adolescent Care | No Comments

Pap Smears and the Teenage Girl        Recent developments in understanding the natural history of human papilloma virus (HPV) virus & its role in cervical cancer have led to significant changes in recommendations for Pap smears in teens.             It’s been generally accepted for years that certain HPV viruses (the “high-risk” types) cause cervical cancer.  […]