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Tobacco Use Associated with Oral HPV Infection, Study
Current tobacco users or those who had higher biomarkers of tobacco exposure were more likely to be diagnosed with sexually transmitted infection oral human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV-16), according to a study by John Hopkins School of Medicine.

The researchers found an association between self-reported cigarette use per day and oral HPV occurrence.

Oral HPV-16 is blamed for the rise in oropharyngeal squamous cell cancers in the United States.

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