Oral Sex is Fueling an ‘Epidemic’ of Throat Cancers in the US and UK, Doctor Claims
Looks like avoiding any and all sex acts can be a wise move!
Funny how so many people in culture think that telling someone “they’re a virgin” or an “incel” (someone not having sex) is the biggest insult ever, when the people having sex all over the place are getting STIs.
(Link): Oral sex is fueling an ‘epidemic’ of throat cancers in the US and UK, doctor claims
April 26, 2023
by Luke Andrews
The US and UK are suffering a throat cancer ‘epidemic’ — and experts point to oral sex as the culprit.
Dr Hisham Mehanna, from the UK’s University of Birmingham, said 70 percent of cases of throat cancer are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), a normally harmless virus that is spread sexually and has been linked to multiple forms of cancers.
Dr Mehanna said people with multiple oral sex partners have an up to nine-fold increased risk of throat cancer.
Dr Mehanna wrote in The Conversation: ‘Over the past two decades, there has been a rapid increase in throat cancer in the west, to the extent that some have called it an epidemic.
‘This has been due to a large rise in a specific type of throat cancer called oropharyngeal cancer.’
Oropharyngeal cancer is the most common type of throat cancer. It appears in the tonsils and back of the throat.
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