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Topic Tuesday: I have already had an abnormal pap. Should I still get the HPV vaccine?

Yes! If you have had an abnormal pap, you have likely been exposed to at least one strain of HPV. Unfortunately, there are many different HPV strains. Some types of HPV cause cancer and others cause genital warts. The Gardasil Vaccine will protect you against nine of the most common HPV strains, so it is recommended even if you have

had an abnormal pap smear


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Topic Tuesday: Can my partner feel my IUD?

Your partner should not feel the actual IUD if it is placed correctly in your uterus. He may be able to feel the strings which are intended to protrude through the cervix into your vagina. If you have any concern that your IUD is not placed correctly, pl