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Hpv Vaccine (Overview)

Hpv vaccine is given to boys and girls from 9 years age to 26 years age to prevent infection with 2 types of hpv that causes 75% of cervical cancer and 90% of genital warts it is given in series of three shots, 2nd after 2 months of first and 3rd four months after 2nd dose.


Hpv Vaccine (Overview)

Hpv vaccine is given to boys and girls from 9 years age to 26 years age to prevent infection with 2 types of hpv that causes 75% of cervical cancer and 90% of genital warts it is given in series of three shots, 2nd after 2 months of first and 3rd four months after 2nd dose.


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What exactly is the HPV vaccine?

What exactly is the HPV vaccine?

Vaccine for virus: Vaccine for virus called human papilloma virus. That virus cause all genital warts and is responsible for lots of cancers - all cervical cancers, as well as a bulk of anal, vaginal, and vulvar cancers. It also causes most non-melanoma skin cancers and most head and neck cancers. Gardisil is approved to prevent genital warts and cervical, vaginal and vulvar cancer and annals cancer. ...Read more

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Hpv vaccine (Tip)

The hpv vaccine for adolescents and young adults is the closest thing we have to a cancer vaccine. ...See more

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Should my son get the HPV vaccine?

Should my son get the HPV vaccine?

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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What should I tell my 20 year old about the need for HPV vaccine?

What should I tell my 20 year old about the need for HPV vaccine?

Should be vaccinated: About 80% of sexually active young adults have hpv. It is very contagious, very widespread, and condoms don't protect very well against it. The virus causes genital warts and cancer of the cervix, vagina, vulva, penis, anus, mouth/throat. The vaccine is safe and effective and the sooner it is given the better. All young people should get vaccinated. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey Dr. Namey
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Hpv vaccine (Tip)

Do have your teens vaccinated against hpv? ...See more

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Is it safe to get HPV vaccine while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to get HPV vaccine while breastfeeding?

Yes: According to the cdc (center of disease control) breast feeding women may get the hpv vaccine. ...Read more

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How long after HPV vaccine before you can safely masturbate?

How long after HPV vaccine before you can safely masturbate?

No Restrictions: There are restrictions to masturbate or have sex after HPV Vaccine
You can masterbate any time without any wait ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim Dr. Ibrahim
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Hpv vaccine (Tip)

Pre-teens: tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis), hpv (human papilloma virus), mcv4 (meningitis). ...See more

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How much time does injection site pain usually last after a dose of gardasil (hpv vaccine)?

How much time does injection site pain usually last after a dose of gardasil (hpv vaccine)?

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

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim Dr. Ibrahim
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Hpv vaccine (Tip)

Make sure vaccinations are up to date. ...See more

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Is the HPV vaccine effective after u have gotten one type of the virus?

Is the HPV vaccine effective after u have gotten one type of the virus?

Prevent other types: The HPV Vaccine/Gardisil/Cervarix is recommended for all men and women <26 years old for preventing the acquisition/spread of human papilloma virus (type 6, 11, 16, and 18), which can cause genital warts & cancer in men & women (cervix, vagina, penis, anus, and oral!) It won't affect your periods/fertility/sexual activity. Safe even if sexually active, if you have the virus, & when breastfeeding ...Read more

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Does HPV vaccine work on who already have contracted the disease?

Does HPV vaccine work on who already have contracted the disease?

Prevent diff types.: The HPV Vaccine/Gardisil/Cervarix is recommended for all men and women <26 years old for preventing the acquisition/spread of human papilloma virus (type 6, 11, 16, and 18), which can cause genital warts & cancer in men & women (cervix, vagina, penis, anus, and oral!) It won't affect your periods/fertility/sexual activity. Safe even if sexually active, if you have the virus, & when breastfeeding ...Read more

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Hpv vaccine (Tip)

Get all of your vaccinations, they are one of the best disease preventions we have. ...See more

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I am 26 years and 4 months old can I get benefit by taking HPV vaccine or I am too late?

I am 26 years and 4 months old can I get benefit by taking HPV vaccine or I am too late?

HPV Never too old: You may have to pay for it. But, the hpv vaccine is vital for any sexually active adult. Even if you are already infected with hpv there is enough evidence that this vaccine provides some protection that every single person who is or will be sexual should have it. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about the pros and cons of having a HPV vaccine?

Simple: Advantage: avoid a stealth form of cancer that can arise & progress to a severe stage before detection.
Advantage: avoid a form of genital warts that can grow to form cauliflower like projections in sensitive areas if female genitals.
Disadvantage: it hurts like the dickins. ...Read more

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Could stomach ache be a side effect of the HPV vaccine?

HPV S.E.: The most common side effects with Gardasil are:
• pain, swelling, itching, bruising, and redness at the injection site
headache
fever
• nausea
dizziness
• vomiting
fainting. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of HPV vaccine?

What are the side effects of HPV vaccine?

Minimal: Most women have no side effects. Some have a little discomfort at the site of the injection. Others feel fatigued for a day or so. That is normal. Your body is using energy to build an immune response which is what we want to happen. ...Read more

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Does the HPV Vaccine for males actually prevent HPV or just prevent the symptoms?

Does the HPV Vaccine for males actually prevent HPV or just prevent the symptoms?

Prevents the virus!: The HPV Vaccine/Gardisil/Cervarix is recommended for all men and women <26 years old for preventing the acquisition/spread of human papilloma virus (type 6, 11, 16, and 18), which can cause genital warts & cancer in men & women (cervix, vagina, penis, anus, and oral!) It won't affect your periods/fertility/sexual activity. Safe even if sexually active, if you have the virus, & when breastfeeding ...Read more

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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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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