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can my 13 year old step daughter rightfully refuse the hpv shot? she's had the frst one but her mom and her don't want the rest

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Sometimes it happens: Any benefit from the first shot will likely fade over the next year or so. Some folks simply will not accept that they could be exposed, or would get cancer if they did."Bad stuff happens to other folks,not me" . If she wises up in the future it is available and will be of benefit.

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