Sexual Checkups Necessary

Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 20th 2021 (ZIZ News)  Knowing the status of one’s sexual life and that of your partner’s is important.

That was expressed by Dr. Jasmin Hanley, Managing Director at Quality Diagnostic Laboratory during a recent interview, as April is being observed as Sexually Transmitted Diseases month.

She said due to medicinal and technological advances, many diseases can be detected in a short space of time.

Hanley encouraged persons to get regular checkups and to not become complacent.

Hanley also urged women to get annual pap smears done to reduce incidents of Cervical cancer, which is caused by the Humpan Papilloma Virus (HPV).

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