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Cervical Dysplasia Causes & Risks


This condition is caused by a sexually transmitted virus. The virus is called the human papillomavirus (HPV). It causes the abnormal changes in the cells of the cervix. There are different types of HPV. They can be high or low risk. The level of risk is based on their ability to cause significant cervical disease. The most significant disease would be cancer.

Risk Factors

Factors that increase your risk of cervical dysplasia include:

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