FAQ 11

I am in a same sex relationship. Do I need cervical screening?

The Human Papillomavirus ( HPV) which causes cervical cancer can be transmitted between women. Even women who have never had sex with a man can't be said to be at no risk of contracting the virus, only at low risk. Therefore it is still advisable to be screened.

Leaflet about cervical screening in lesbian and bisexual women.

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