A 48-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me if I have had a HPV vaccination are i still at risk of catching it if I have sex?
1 doctor answer
Dr. James Ferguson answered
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends: The full series includes 3 injections. If you were never exposed to the strainses in the vaccine prior to the full series, you are likely protected from the strains in the vaccine. However, prior exposure may have given you hpv and it can lay dormant in tissues for years.
Answered on May 6, 2014
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