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is gardasil safe for a 36 year old? i read a lot of side effects of the vaccine online, some led to death. should i still get the vaccine?

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Dr. Dustin Colegrove
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Not recommended: CDC recommends vaccination for women under age 26 and men under age 21.
Answered on Jul 21, 2014
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