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Hpv Injection Schedule
Can i get HPV from HPV vaccine? Is it possible for the HPV vaccine shot to give me the HPV virus?
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
According to...: ...Genticel, they are in Phase 2 trials now, expected to end in about 2 years. Phases 3 and 4, necessary for approval, probably take a couple of years each. ...Read more
Yes but...: Only in young infants. Forolder chiildren and adolescents, doses may be given in a schedule of 0, 1, and 6months; of 0, 1, and 4 months; or of 0, 2, and 4 months. ...Read more
Yes and no: I find that anyone with a competent immune system can benefit from this vaccine if they expect to be sexually active.No need if celibate.However, the vaccines approval from the FDA came for age 9-27.If asked I would give it "off-label" but the designation means most insurers would not cover the cost.This is over $200 /dose/x3 to the doc before you factor in nursing,supplies,record keeping. ...Read more
Yes: It is no problem your dr will adjust the shot schedule. ...Read more
If in 1 day i had twinrix (incl. 20mcg HBV antigen) and recombivax (10mcg) as 1st-ever injections of HBV vaccine series, how long to wait for 2nd?
Hepatitis Vaccines: Four weeks for dose number two and five months for dose number three. ...Read more
Injection Site: The injection site shouldn't pain you longer than 3-4 days. If pain continues or if injection site is inflammed see you doctor ...Read more
HPV and Gardisil: Some physicians may not be up to date, but there is some evidence that humans with hpv related changes that put a patient at risk for cancer willl improve with the gardisil vaccine. Even if they have been exposed to the virus prior to the vaccination. The complication is that insurance companies may not pay for the vaccine if one is over 26 years of age. But, i recommend it to my adult patients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Undergoing period of anti rabies vaccine again exposure then restart the schedule or complete the previous schedule? How many free rabies infection?
Difficult question: depends on type of rexposure, was it bite? is the animal around? so it can be kept under observation for the 10 dayy period, is the animal vaccinated? at any rate the vaccine won't work except after at least 3 - 4 weeks from the last dose, given your case: get the antirabies immunoglobulin, restart the schedule, excercise caution, check this site http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs099/en/ ...Read more
See below: It is okay to receive the vaccine from different manufacturers. ...Read more
Yes: CMV (cytomegalovirus) is not a contraindication to cervarix. ...Read more
If vaccinated before becoming sexually active, does HPV vaccine save us from HPV infection for life?
It will not prevent: Hpv is spread through oral sex. It is found in the mouth/throat of about 7-14% of sexually active adults and causes mouth/throat cancer. The vaccine does not prevent transmission of the virus and it does not treat the virus that is already acquired. It greatly reduces the chance of catching the strains of the virus most likely to cause cancer if given before exposure. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers