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Doctor insights on: Cervical Cancer Vaccine Epilepsy

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Can cervical cancer vaccine give you epilepsy?

Can cervical cancer vaccine give you epilepsy?

NO: For some patients a physical stress can bring out a tendency for epilepsy. If you have a reaction to a vaccine with fever and systemic signs, your body may react with a convulsion. This did not cause epilepsy. You may need a thorough neurological evaluation. Other irritative states may result in further convulsions. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Can you die from cervical cancer vaccine?

Can you die from cervical cancer vaccine?

Undoubtedly: There will be a case of allergy, but this is an amazingly effective and safe vaccine. I have vaccinated all of my daughters ( youngest is 14) and would my sons as well, but have none. ...Read more

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Who is the cervical cancer vaccine recommended for?

Who is the cervical cancer vaccine recommended for?

Women 9-26yo: Currently the vaccine is only approved by insurances for women 9-26yo, but i believe that it should be offered to all since 80% of us will have hpv. Eventually it will be offered to men as well. ...Read more

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How effective is the vaccine in preventing cervical cancer?

How effective is the vaccine in preventing cervical cancer?

See Below: Current projections are 65-70% prevention rate, which may prevent 7000 deaths per year! ...Read more

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Im not virgin i want to know if its okay to take vaccine for virus which called cervical cancer?

Im not virgin i want to know if its okay to take vaccine for virus which called cervical cancer?

Yes: The vaccine to prevent cervical cancer is most effective if given before exposure to human papillomavirus the greatest risk is in the group of women who smoke and are exposed to 5 partners before age 25. Use of the vaccine plus regular pap smears will help to prevent cervical cancer, . ...Read more

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Is cervical cancer vaccine okay?

Is cervical cancer vaccine okay?

Strongly favor: Before pap smears, 30000 women died in the usa every hear from cancers caused by hpv, and today keeping this at bay required great inconvenience and expense. Only a few extremists are opposed to this, as some folks were to treating syphilis with penicillin. Even a woman who never has a partner or was a virgin along with her husband can be raped and infected. It protects men as well. ...Read more

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How does the cervical cancer vaccine work?

How does the cervical cancer vaccine work?

Gardasil: Gardasil is a vaccine usually administered in young men and women to prevent infection with the 4 most common types of human papilloma virus that cause cancer. While is it worthwhile to get the vaccine, it is possible to still get cervical cancer, since there are types of hpv that cause cancer that are not protected against. Also, if you have been sexually active, you may have already been expose. ...Read more

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What to expect for first cervical cancer vaccine?

What to expect for first cervical cancer vaccine?

Not too much: The hpv vaccine may cause a fair amount of injection-related pain both during and following. Because of that pain and perhaps oher risk factors a small number of women have fainted after rceiving it. Otherwise it is well-tolerated and quite benign. ...Read more

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Three injections of the vaccine (cervical cancer) are given. Why is this?

Booster Shots: Full immunity is not developed after one exposure. The additional doses are "boosters" that help strengthen the immunity. Many other types of vaccines are also given on multiple occasions for the same purpose. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Reeves
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Epilepsy (Definition)

A neurological disorder where nerve cells of the brain are injured, epilepsy results in seizures that range from nearly undetectable to extremely vigorous. Epileptic seizures may occasionally result in loss of consciousness and confusion. Causes of epilepsy include genetics, head trauma, prenatal ...Read more


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