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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
STD: HPV is a sexually transmitted disease. Hence, condoms, abstain, same partner decrease chance of infection. The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System ... Read More
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
OK to re-vaccinate: It is unlikely the tingling was a vaccine side effect; I think your gynecologist was being unnecessarily cautious. You still need 2 more doses and may ... Read More

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
35 years experience Gynecology
Yes: There are over 100 strains of HPV and most are not harmful. Over 90% of adults worldwide have some strain of HPV. There are about 13 strains that have ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
31 years experience Family Medicine
Doubt related: The HPV Vaccine is not a live vaccine, and is not associated with the symptoms you described. How long after your shot did you develop your symptoms, ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: All of the strains of the wart virus family are selective in what & where they take up residence. Dog warts only infect dogs, not humans or other ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: The current Gardisil can help anyone develop antibodies to the genital HPV strains. These can prevent new HPV infections from future exposures. It do ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
What kind of reactio: What kind of symptoms? Swollen arm? If so, cool compresses for 20-30 minute intervals will take the swelling down in a day or two?
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Be safe, get checked: It is unusual to have a reaction "a few weeks" after any vaccine. However, any injection can, on rare occasions, lead to a localized infection or othe ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Burn?: No.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Immunization : It sounds after three weeks, that this is probably not an immunization reaction but possibly an infection at the site of the immunization. Check to se ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Get it checked: Pain at the injection site from a vaccine should not recur after the initial discomfort has resolved. Symptoms that return are either due to another ... Read More

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