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HPV Vaccine

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It is a good thing.: It is one more thing that can assist in protecting health.
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Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Good: With no proven serious side effects and a proven benefit to diminish cancer, who would not want it?
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
VERY VERY good.: The HPV Vaccine/Gardisil/Cervarix is recommended for all men and women <26 years old for preventing the acquisition/spread of human papilloma virus ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
HPV Vaccine: More than ten years ago.
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Dr. Guy Bernstein
38 years experience Urology
2006: Merck released gardisil in 2006.
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
2017 there are 3: The 1st Gardasil (4) was approved in 2006, Cervarix (2) was approved in 2009 and the second Gardasil (9) was approved in 2014.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
9 YEARS OLD TO26 : Both sexes boys/girls and men/women between ages of 9 to 26 should get hpv vaccine in series of three shots.
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Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
9-26yrs old: It is currently recommended for all men and women from as early as 9 years old to 26 years of age. Should prevent a large percentage of hpv disease an ... Read More
Dr. Caren Reaves
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Most people: It is currently approved and recommended for men and women ages 9-26. The chances of catching hpv the first time you have sex is almost 50% if your p ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Cervical cancer vacc: The cervical cancer vaccine (human papilloma virus vaccine, or hpv vaccine) protects a person from being infected by the 2 strains of hpv virus respon ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
It burns a little: Most people who have the vaccine say they experience a burning sensation during the injection, but that they are not sore or bothered afterwards.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
$0 to $400 U.S.: How much a person has to pay for his vaccination varies depending on who he is getting the vaccine from, and depending on who else is paying for the v ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Medically all 11 and: 12 year old children benefit by eliminating infection with hpv 16 & 18, the cause of most cervix cancer, and boys pass to girls and girls to boys. Al ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Eventually yes: The hpv vaccine is an anti-cancer vaccine protecting against most cervical cancers and probably against anal cancers caused by the same viruses. The v ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Might be helpful: The hpv vaccine is helpful in preventing acquisition and long term carriage of several of the most worrisome strains of this virus. It will not treat ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Grenitz
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fear is not rational: There are many factors that cause people top fear this vaccine. The truth is that the hpv vaccine is not a new technology. It is the same technology a ... Read More
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