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Can you get HPV orally if you had the HPV vaccines already?

Can you get HPV orally if you had the HPV vaccines already?

Yes: The hpv vaccines are less than 100%but the chace of getting it is reduced. Effective, so it is possible to contract the disease even after vaccination, . ...Read more

Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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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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I don't have insurance. But where i can get HPV vaccines in orlando?

I don't have insurance. But where i can get HPV vaccines in orlando?

Family practice: All states have these free health care clinics where vaccines are dispensed free of charge. Also any family practice clinic should carry it too. ...Read more

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Do health insurance plans cover HPV vaccines for women over 26 years old?

Do health insurance plans cover HPV vaccines for women over 26 years old?

Not yet: Unfortunately not yet. It's a great idea for women to be vaccinated however, especially if you have yet to meet your "forever partner ". You might try your county health department. Frequently they have the best prices on the vaccines. ...Read more

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If you had an HPV vaccines 4 yrs. Ago, can you have it again, after long time?

If you had an HPV vaccines 4 yrs. Ago, can you have it again, after long time?

See below: If you did not complete the series. It should be restarted. If you completed the series, there is no booster recommended. ...Read more

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Why do doctors recommend HPV vaccines for boys?

Prevent carriers: Males can get penile cancer 1% of the time from hpv. 50% of head and neck cancers are now due to hpv. Anal cancers are about 25% related to hpv and of course they can spread it to girls who have a 30% chance of getting cancer from hpv. To stop this disease we need to vaccinate everyone. ...Read more

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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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Is there a chance to get hpv-16 in oral sex for a monogamous couple if both partners took HPV vaccines already?

Impossible question: Probably not. Especially if both have gardisil (this one fact makes me very happy for you both). So, I am unsure why you keep asking this question. There can be no 100% guarantee for you since there is no test for this in the throat. You have done everything you can today to make sure your are healthy and that this insidious virus is kept at bay in your life. ...Read more

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Why are some scared of the HPV vaccine?

Why are some scared of the HPV vaccine?

Fear is not rational: There are many factors that cause people top fear this vaccine. The truth is that the hpv vaccine is not a new technology. It is the same technology as the tetanus, hepatitis, measles and many other vaccines. The only vaccine side effect that is more common with hpv vaccine is fainting, so stay in your doctors office for at least 15 minutes after the shot. ...Read more

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