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Although tobacco smoke has been associated with many infections, little is known of its association with human papillomavirus (HPV) infections among young adult women. The aim of the study was to explore the association of tobacco smoke exposure on HPV infections in young adult women in the United States. It was hypothesized that tobacco smoke exposure (both active and passive) as objectively measured by cotinine levels was associated with increased HPV infection in a national sample of 18 and 26 year-old women in the United States.
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Prohibition against tobacco smoking in specific areas to control TOBACCO SMOKE POLLUTION.
Contamination of the air by tobacco smoke.
Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of tobacco or something similar to tobacco.
Flavored tobacco whose vapor or smoke is passed through a water basin before inhalation.
A type of ALPHAPAPILLOMAVIRUS associated with high risk for anogenital neoplasms.
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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
Human papilloma viruses (HPV) affect the skin and the moist membranes lining your body, for example, in your cervix, anus, mouth and throat. HPV is a common and highly contagious infection, with over three quarters of sexually active women acquiring it ...