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hpv vaccine for men over 26

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
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No and...: Only approved for men and women under the age of 26. Speaking just of men, 7, 000 hpv-associated cancers in the us alone may be prevented by vaccine y ... Read More

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
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Gardisil 9: In the US, the Gardisil 9 is the newest version of the HPV vaccine marketed by MERCK .It covers 9 strains of the HPV associated with disease, 7 more t ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Not too late: A person can discuss with his doctor about his level of risk and whether or not the vaccine would make good sense to get. Usually, if a person is havi ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
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HPV: Hpv vaccine is recommended to males for up to the age of 26.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Davidson
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Not yet: Unfortunately not yet. It's a great idea for women to be vaccinated however, especially if you have yet to meet your "forever partner ". You might tr ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
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HPV vaccine: can be given to individuals who are compromised, male or female. Ideally patients should be vaccinated before the onset of sexual activity, so it woul ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
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Mostly: It prevents infection with the strains that are most likely to cause cancer, and some of the strains that cause warts.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
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CERVARIX in Europe: The hpv vaccine used in europe is gsk's Cervarix (not gardisil). The prevalence of vaccination varies by country in europe but the uk is very high. In ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
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Yes,but: You may actually benefit from the vaccine at any age beyond childhood.However, the 20+years it took to develop the vaccine and the rigorous standards ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
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The vaccine, YES!: The hpv vaccine, or gardasil, is best known for its prevention of cervical cancers and cervical dysplasias. The hpv vaccine also protects against ana ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Thomas
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Highly recommended: The hpv vaccine has been well tolerated. It's recommended for boys at 11 or 12 through age 21 but can be given as young as 9 (and through age 26 for t ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
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May help,coverage? : The target group for the Gardasil shot are those never exposed to hpv, as early as 9yo. The benefit may remain for anyone at any age who is sexually a ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
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HPV vaccine: The hpv shot are a series of 3, did you get the entire cycle? The menactra is protection again meningococcal meningitis so would not effect you chance ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
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At least 5 years: No waning of protection was noted in 5 years. No data are available regarding long-term protection.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
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Insurance contract: Insurers will often accept ; include a new vaccine in coverage after it is recommended, but only for the age group that has received fda approval. It ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
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You be judge: The Gardasil has been on the marker longer and covers both cancer related strains in the Cervarix plus 2 strains that cause painful external genital w ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stuart
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It is given to boys: Gardasil is approved for 9-18 yr. Old males.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
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Apples to oranges: Gardisil covers 4 strains of HPV while Cervarix covers 2.There are 2 strains commonly associated with cervical cancer that are covered by both.The ext ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
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Quite a number: Prior to vaccine availability, studies showed 70% of women in their early to mid 20's were antibody positive to hpv. Studies reveal 99% of recipients ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
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Might help: There are at least 2 strains involved in those cancers and any of the available HPV vaccines can help prevent them, if given prior to exposure to thos ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Hpv vaccine: Hpv vaccine is a killed vaccine , so you have no fear of getting infected from the vaccine. The vaccine is protective for a lifetime as long as three ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Werthman
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Not as dangerous..: It is not as dangerous form men as it is for women. In men, it typically causes venereal warts. In women, certain strains of hpv can cause cervical ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
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Yes and no: I find that anyone with a competent immune system can benefit from this vaccine if they expect to be sexually active.No need if celibate.However, the ... Read More
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