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I'm a man, should I get human papilloma virus vaccine to avoid genital warts and cancer?

I'm a man, should I get human papilloma virus vaccine to avoid genital warts and cancer?

Yes!: Yes, of course! the vaccine has been approved for men and boys for two years now (gardisil that is, Cervarix is not approved for boys/men yet). It is approved for the prevention of anal cancer and it's precursors caused by hpv and genital warts as well. ...Read more

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Genital Warts (Definition)

Genital warts are warts with a raised, irregular, flesh colored appearance and can be found anywhere throughout the genital area. The medical term for them is condylomata accuminata and they are caused by certain subtypes of the human papilloma virus (HPV). They are mildly contagious by direct genital contact but are NOT a risk for cervical cancer (which is caused by other subtypes of HPV). There are multiple treatments available and there is also ...Read more


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Are genital warts common after you get all 3 vaccines ?

Are genital warts common after you get all 3 vaccines ?

Depends: Genital warts can be caused by a strain other than the one you were vaccinated for. While not common it does happen. The vaccine protects against a few of the strains but not all. Also other STDs may cause warts, lesions, or ulcers. ...Read more

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Could a person get genital warts if they have had the gardasil vaccine?

Could a person get genital warts if they have had the gardasil vaccine?

Depends: Symptoms may not appear or be recognized after you pick up a strain that may produce warts in the future.The primary target for the vaccine is the early teen or young adult with no prior sexual activity. For those the vaccine will have its highest success. For older sexually active adults it can still help prevent acquiring new strains. ...Read more

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If I have HPV (genital warts) and i get the vaccine, could that prevent my partner from getting it?

NO: Only when you are free of disease , other wise you will infect your partner , even with condom possible to get infected , as it is virus. ...Read more

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Regarding genital warts, is it impossible to get them if you've had the HPV vaccine ?

Regarding genital warts, is it impossible to get them if you've had the HPV vaccine ?

Incorrect: There are many strains of hpv virus that are capable of causing genital warts. The hpv vaccines protect against 2 or 4 of the more common / more worrisome hpv strains. Warts caused by other strains of hpv are still possible. The vaccine gives good protection against the 2 strains most responsible for causing cervical cancers. ...Read more

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Genital warts disapeared after 2nd vaccine shot waiting fir the 3rd one.now I have a big painfull lump jst outside the vaginal opening. What cud it be?

Hard to say: Genital warts can spontaneously regress over time.The vaccine is not used for treatment, and has no direct effect on those who have genital warts. It will take an exam and possible testing to sort out whatever is bothering you now. ...Read more

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I have low risk hpv.Genital warts will the HPV vaccine protect me from the other 3 hpv? Will the vaccine be effective in preventing hpv-related diseas

Yes: If you get the 4 strain vaccine & have not been infected by the other three strains, the vaccine can benefit you in building your immune protection from those strains. ...Read more

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Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...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