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Doctor insights on: Hpv Contagious After Gardasil

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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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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How much protection does the HPV vacine gardasil give you ?

How much protection does the HPV vacine gardasil give you ?

Gardasil: In girls and young women ages 9 to 26, GARDASIL helps protect against 2 types of HPV that cause about 75% of cervical cancer cases, and 2 more types that cause approximately 90% of genital warts cases. Also helps against 70% of vaginal cancer and up to 50% of vulvar cancer cases. In boys and young men ages 9 to 26, GARDASIL helps protect against approximately 90% of genital warts cases. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on which HPV vaccineworks better gardasil or cervarix?

You be judge: The Gardasil has been on the marker longer and covers both cancer related strains in the Cervarix plus 2 strains that cause painful external genital warts. If your only interest is the cancer, either will do. I prefer and only stock the gardasil. ...Read more

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It seems gardasil has made my partner a carrier because now I am HPV h6/h11 phenotype expressive..How is this possible?

It seems gardasil has made my partner a carrier because now I am HPV h6/h11 phenotype expressive..How is this possible?

Many strains: Of hpv virus and Gardasil only covers 4 strains. Your partner may have a strain the vaccine did not cover. The vaccine will not give you hpv. ...Read more

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Im 29/m my partner of 7yr was vaccinated w/ gardasil...After an abnormally long incubation it seems im h6/h11 HPV expressive..? I get its not 100%;how

Timing issue: At a listed age of 29, you may have acquired the strains long before your present relationship and carried it asymptomatically.The vaccine was first available 8 years ago and not offered to men at that time.Prior to the vaccine this was one of the most pervasive sti's with as many as 70% of adults infected by their late 20's. ...Read more

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Hi I was wondering if I took the HPV injection Gardasil when I was 18 and now I'm 25 is it possible to have HPV warts? Because I have lesions not sure

Doubtful : It is unlikely but possible that you may have developed HPV despite the vaccine and any suspicious lesion that does not resolve needs to be looked at by an infectious disease professional as soon as possible. ...Read more

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If you already have hpv, is the gardasil shot necessary?

If you already have hpv, is the gardasil shot necessary?

Yes: Most of the time women don't know exactly which hpv type they are infected with. In addition, women often clear hpv infection all by themselves! for these reasons, you should be vaccinated regardless of hpv status since you still may derive some benefit from the vaccine. ...Read more

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Will getting the gardasil injection protect me against hpv?

Will getting the gardasil injection protect me against hpv?

HPV vaccine: It will protect against cancers caused by hpv 16 or 18. There is also some cross coverage of other viral strains. The quadrivalent vaccine also protects against the wart causing strains 6 and 11. ...Read more

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Will I be protected against HPV after my 2nd shot of gardasil?

Will I be protected against HPV after my 2nd shot of gardasil?

Not completely: Studies have shown that full immunity and complete benefit is only achieved in individuals who receive all three injections of the Gardasil vaccine. The vaccination schedule is at 0, 2, and 6 months. ...Read more

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Contagious (Definition)

One is able to transmit an infection to another by ...Read more