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Dr. James Krick
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Hpv (Definition)

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are over 100 different types of HPV that causes warts in different areas of the body. HPV is incredibly common and almost all sexually active men and women get it during their lifetime. Most of the time HPV does not cause any symptoms or complications. However, A limited number of these HPV viruses are pathogenic and if not monitored carefully can be responsible for causing cervical and penile cancer. Some of these viruses have been ...Read more


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Is it ok that im not getting the HPV vaccine? Teen boys don't need it, mom said

Is it ok that im not getting the HPV vaccine? Teen boys don't need it, mom said

No: Current approach is to immunize all teenagers to prevent the spread of hpv .The disease may cause penile, anal and throat cancer in men and is the cause of cervical cancer in women. Hpv is a sexually transmitted disease and it is estimated that 70% of these cancers will disappear with vaccination. ...Read more

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I'm 19yrs old guy from INDIA. I never took HPV Vaccine. Should I get vaccinated now? In India HPV vaccination is not that common.ppl don't take it

I'm 19yrs old  guy from INDIA. I never took HPV Vaccine. Should I get vaccinated now? In India HPV vaccination is not that common.ppl don't take it

Stay here or tourist: A person usually follows the vaccine recommendations of the country he is living in (not just visiting for a vacation). If just living in the U.S. for a few months, and not needing vaccinations for school, work, etc., he can follow his home country's recommendations. In the U.S., all persons from about age 11-26 are recommended to get HPV vaccines (but HPV risk if very low if one never has sex). ...Read more

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Shoud i get HPV vaccine if im 23 & married?Since i have, and will continue to have only one constant sexual partner, am i not at risk of new exposure?

Shoud i get HPV vaccine if im 23 & married?Since i have, and will continue to have only one constant sexual partner, am i not at risk of new exposure?

HPV Vaccine: Insurance companies cover this not inexpensive vaccine to age 26. I agree with you that, if both you and your husband are monogamous, the value of the vaccine is not as high as the general population. ...Read more

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I'm "too old" for an HPV vaccine (28 y/o male).I never knew it existed until now. How can I convince my doc to give it to me off-label (I'll pay cash)?

I'm "too old" for an HPV vaccine (28 y/o male).I never knew it existed until now. How can I convince my doc to give it to me off-label (I'll pay cash)?

HPV: The dat√Ęt has not been studied on the effects in older patients so technically your doctor is correct. Go to your pediatrician, who is probably more familiar with this situation ...Read more

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Is it worth getting the HPV vaccine if i'm 30 years old?

Absolutely: This vaccine is highly successful in preventing hpv infections and in reducing malignancies related to these infections. A very worthwhile investment. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Vaccinations (Definition)

Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more


Dr. Shari Jackson
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more