HPV infection is very common. 80% of sexually active men get infected during their life. There are more than 40 types of HPV that can be transmitted sexually and which are able to infect the skin around the male genitals and the anus.
The HPV-virus is the cause of the development of genital warts. Treatment is long-term and uncomfortable, therefore inoculation against HPV is strongly advised.
At Downtown Medical Center, the Gardasil 9 vaccine is available, which is the new vaccination against HPV, protecting against 9 types of it.
The aim of cervical cancer screening is to notice mutations that can lead to the development of cancer, as soon as possible. At our clinic, we follow the newest commendations. With the use of a new method, the sign of a malignant mutation within the cells can be identified even if the usual cytology smear examination would be negative yet.