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Hpv Immunization For Men
Powers that be: The decades it took to develop and bring the hpv vaccines to fda approval and distribution make it one of the costliest vaccines i give.The initial approval target that garnered the most research and support was use for females prior to hpv exposure. After approval, acceptance by the insurance companies that decide what they will cover took time. Docs would have everyone get it, payors not so much. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No and...: Only approved for men and women under the age of 26. Speaking just of men, 7, 000 hpv-associated cancers in the us alone may be prevented by vaccine yearly in men. Gardasil protects against most genital warts- 1 in 100 sexually active adults have genital warts. Of women: hpv is the main cause of cervical cancer in women. There are about 12, 000 new cervical cancer cases each year. ...Read more
Pls tell me the most effective&extensive HPV vaccine for men that is soon 2 b/currently available.
should cover as many stains as poss not just 16&18?
Gardisil 9: In the US, the Gardisil 9 is the newest version of the HPV vaccine marketed by MERCK .It covers 9 strains of the HPV associated with disease, 7 more that the bivalent 16/18 vaccine. The US FDA approval is for age 9-26. Whether this is available or not in England is not something I have access to. ...Read more
Can immunocompromised 27th year old man get HPV vaccine gardasil or cervarix who has no history of sexual activity?
FDA indications: When a company asks for permission to license a vaccine product it must gather testing reports to show effectiveness in the target populations (age, sex).Every age group tested provides unique problems.It's much easier to find negative hpv subjects in 10yo than 50 yo & prove the shot helped develop protective antibodies.Although the shot may help any adult, the approval comes for the target group. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get it checked: Pain at the injection site from a vaccine should not recur after the initial discomfort has resolved. Symptoms that return are either due to another unrelated cause, or possibly due to an infection at the injection site. An in person examination would be required to sort this out. ...Read more
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