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Is the HPV vaccination important?

Is the HPV vaccination important?

YES !!!!: Only if you want to try to prevent 70% of the cases of cervical cancer in the usa and a number of cases of anal cancer. ...Read more

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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


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Are there any special risks with the HPV vaccination?

Are there any special risks with the HPV vaccination?

Minor ones: Some people experience pain at the site, may faint, but no serious adverse effects direclty attributable to the vaccine are known. ...Read more

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How many times do I need to get the HPV vaccination?

How many times do I need to get the HPV vaccination?

3 shot series: The Gardasil quadrivalent vaccine is given as a 3 shot series over a 6m period. ...Read more

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Is HPV vaccination done for kids too?

Starts At Age 9YEARS: This is series of three doses and 1st dose can be given as early as 9 years age ...Read more

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Does HPV vaccination confers lifelong immunity? Some journal says it is only for 5 years

Does HPV vaccination confers lifelong immunity? Some journal says it is only for 5 years

Unknown: The vaccine hasn't been around long enough for research studies to show whether the vaccine confers lifelong immunity. It does seems quite effective. So far we do know that the vaccine is effective for at least 10 years. ...Read more

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What are the risks with the HPV vaccination?

What are the risks with the HPV vaccination?

Pain,soreness,syncop: HPV Vaccine is a safe vaccine inspite of the controversy surrounding due to ignorance of certain politicians Like any vaccine it can cause pain at the site,local reaction and soreness and reported rarely Syncope after receiving the shot and that is very very rare ...Read more

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If one partner has hpv vaccination and the other hasn't gotten the vaccination yet , what are the risks?

No vaccine is 100%: effective;also,depending on which HPV vaccine was given,only certain strains are covered.So, although the partner who has had the vaccine is mostly covered, it is possible that the unvaccinated partner could contract the virus and spread it to the vaccinated partner.To increase the protection,all 11-26 year olds should have the HPV vaccine & use condoms for maximum available protection. ...Read more

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Is there a point in getting an HPV vaccination if you're waiting till your married to lose your virginity anyways?

Is there a point in getting an HPV vaccination if you're waiting till your married to lose your virginity anyways?

Yes, get it now.: Hpv vaccines are beneficial if you get them before you become sexually active. If you are already considering marriage, you are expecting to be sexually active in the near future. There is no reason to wait having the vaccine. The vaccine should work just as well in adults as it would in children. ...Read more

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Should children have an HPV vaccination before they enroll in school?

Should children have an HPV vaccination before they enroll in school?

Yes: Yes, if they are of age - meaning anywhere from 9-26 years old, i would highly recommend getting this vaccine. Its highly efficacious but only works if you get the vaccine prior to getting infected. Get the shot well before you "need" it for the best protection! ...Read more

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Can there be a point in getting a HPV vaccination if your waiting till your married to lose your virginity?

Can there be a point in getting a HPV vaccination if your waiting till your married to lose your virginity?

Absolutely Yes: There is no guarantee that the person you marry is a virgin and was never exposed to the human papilloma virus (hpv). Even if he is your only exposure, you could become infected and would be at increased risk for cervical cancer. ...Read more

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Hpv (Definition)

HPV stands for Human Pappiloma Virus which is a group of Viruses that are responsible to cause Cancer of Cevix in women and Cancer of Anus and mouth in both sexes.It usully transmitted by Sexual intercourse,vaginal,anal and oral sex It is ...Read more