A 45-year-old female asked:
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i've never gotten any vaccines since i was 5 years old. is it to late to get a hpv shot? i have no insurance. i'm an independent contractor.

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: The HPV shot targets women 9-26 and the series is pricy. The base cost to the doc exceeds $175/dose & there are 3 doses to complete the series. There are no programs I am aware of that would provide this for free to someone over 40.Insurance usually won't cover it over 26.
Answered on Aug 1, 2017
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