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Sex during hpv vaccine

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Sure, go ahead: Congratulations for getting vaccinated! If you and your partner have been having sex before now, and he has HPV, probably you're already infected, so ... Read More

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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
That ship sailed: The target age for vaccine use is 9-26, with heavy emphasis on administration before sexual activity starts.It provides no treatment for or protection... Read More
Dr. Robert Douglas
Orthodontics 51 years experience
Yes: Especially if you also engage in anal sex. HPV can cause anal cancer, so vaccination is a good idea.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: Having your immune system ready to resist the cancer or genital lesion causing strains long before exposure gives you one less issue to worry about. R... Read More
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Yes it is: Yes it is good as you already have protection in case your partner is already infected Gives you protection and prevents HPV Disease and it's complica... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
Gynecology 26 years experience
Unlimited: Oral sex does not transmit hpv therefore vaccine should work as long as no exposure to hpv.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice 36 years experience
HPV 16,18: The vaccine is to protect you from the cervical cancer strains of HPV- number 16 and strain 18. One dose MAY be protective against these strains- acco... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Get HPV vaccine. You will protect yourself and your partners. For healthy diet: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/., exercise 30 minutes/day, drink enough... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Not in my opinion: You need to discuss that with your child and their doctor, it is to prevent hpv when they do have sex which hopefully won't be until they are older wh... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Hpv vaccine: Three shots are given over a 6 month period. For best results wait the full 6 months.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Gardasil indications: Merck, the vaccine manufacturer, recommends vaccination for people age 9-26 years for prevention of some of the strains of HPV that cause genital wart... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Not necessary: HPV is rarely transmitted by oral sex and probably never by kissing. Even with unprotected intercourse, new HPV infections are uncommon after the mid-... Read More

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