A 31-year-old female asked:
can you get gardasil 9 vaccine at 32yrs? if you havent been exposed to the hpv viruses that the vaccine protects against, it will still work?
1 doctor answer
Dr. James Ferguson answered
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: At a listed age of 31, you are beyond the approved age (9-26) where insurers would cover it. You could benefit from the protection provided by the newer 9 strain Gardasil that cover for any strains you have not been exposed to.The vaccine doesn't treat or help with existing HPV infections. You might be able to find a provider to give it at your own expense, but it is costly.
Answered on Feb 24, 2018
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