A 32-year-old male asked:
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i am 27 years old and they say that hpv vaccine are for people from 9 to 26 so can i still take the vaccine ?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The vaccine would benefit anyone with a competent immune system at almost any age.However, since the company that made it only submitted data for the target group (9-26), FDA approval was for that group. Most insurers will only cover this in the "approved" age range as a way to limit costs.It is expensive.
Answered on Jan 16, 2015

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