A 23-year-old female asked:
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Can I still get HPV even after the vaccine? I'm 18 years old

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Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Gardasil indications: Merck, the vaccine manufacturer, recommends vaccination for people age 9-26 for prevention of some of the strains of HPV that cause genital warts and certain cancers. It will not treat the infection if it has already been transmitted, but may offer protection from getting infected with other strains.
Answered on Aug 31, 2016

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