A 46-year-old member asked:
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does gardasil vaccine give positive hpv results?

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Dr. Jennifer Diabo
21 years experience Pediatrics
No: No it cannot.
Answered on Jul 18, 2013
Dr. Julia Stanford
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
No: No. This is an inactivated vaccine and does not have live virus in it.
Answered on Apr 25, 2013

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