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Meningococcal (Menactra). Adventis U2636AA. 4) Human Papillomavirus (Merck) 0652X.. I got these vaccinations in 2009,what are my chances getting hpv?

Meningococcal (Menactra). Adventis U2636AA.   4) Human Papillomavirus (Merck) 0652X.. I got these vaccinations in 2009,what are my chances getting hpv?

HPV vaccine: The hpv shot are a series of 3, did you get the entire cycle? The menactra is protection again meningococcal meningitis so would not effect you chances of hpv at all. The vaccine is effective against HPV types 16 and 18 which cause approximately 70% of cervical cancers, and against HPV types 6 and 11 which cause approximately 90% of genital warts. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Husar
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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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When was HPV vaccine given to humans first? Did i get it in my vaccination when i was a kid?How do I know?

When was HPV vaccine given to humans first? Did i get it in my vaccination when i was a kid?How do I know?

First licensed 2006: The hpv vaccines were in development for at least 2 decades before initial licensing in 2006. The initial target was young women 12-26 and males were a secondary target.Insurers were not on board with male coverage before ~2010-2011. I would assume that you did not get the vaccine because of your listed age. ...Read more

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How and where do I take HPV vaccine in the u.S.? Do I need a prescription? Are there different types of vaccine?

How and where do I take HPV vaccine in the u.S.? Do I need a prescription? Are there different types of vaccine?

From doctor: Your doctor can vaccinate against human papillomavirus. There have been various vaccines. Your doctor will have the latest approved version to administer. ...Read more

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Is the HPV vaccine required for men over 26 ?

Is the HPV vaccine required for men over 26 ?

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

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Can I masturbate before a hpv vaccine?

Can I masturbate before a hpv vaccine?

Sure: There are no restrictions on masturbation. It is healthy sexual outlet and part of normal sexual behavior. Getting the vaccine is not an issue. Good job on getting the vaccinated. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get the HPV vaccine if you have hpv?

Not needed: Hpv vaccine is to prevent hpv. Ask you doctor what hpv number is positive because vaccine only protect against 4 different hpv types. If you are not positive to those then you may benefit from it. ...Read more

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If the HPV-vaccine trigger erythromelalgia, could it be reversible?

If the HPV-vaccine trigger erythromelalgia, could it be reversible?

Unrelated: This is not a side effect of HPV vaccine. If you think you have this problem, see your doctor immediately. It has nothing to do with the vaccine. ...Read more

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Who should have HPV vaccine everyone? Or is the reason why should have it done?

Who should have HPV vaccine everyone? Or is the reason why should have it done?

HPV Vaccine: Yes, everyone should have this. However the government limited it early to those under 26 years. There is now enough evidence that this vaccine can help even after exposure. Hpv protects against the four strains of hpv that can cause 95% of the cancers seen in humans. I recommend it to every patient i see. ...Read more

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Can HPV Vaccine cause paralysis?

Can HPV Vaccine cause paralysis?

Life's uncertainties: The chance of it happening is 0%, which means it does not happen. Note that the chance of an airplane tire falling out of the sky and hitting you is also 0%. Life is about balance, and the only certainties are "death and taxes." When people get vaccinated and stop getting HPV infections, we hope to stop an approximately 4000 yearly American women deaths from cervical cancer. That's a lot of saves! ...Read more

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My daughter has headache after HPV vaccine?

HPV vaccine: Headache is a reported side-effect of the vaccine, but one should never make unwarranted assumptions. If the headache is severe and continues would strongly consider seeing a doctor, since although the fact that something may occur does not mean that it did occur. ...Read more

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What percent of girls in europe get HPV vaccine?

What percent of girls in europe get HPV vaccine?

Answer by company: A better question to ask primary care docs.Also may get a rough estimate from the manufacturer. ...Read more

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Which HPV vaccine is best: gardasil or cervarix?

Apples to oranges: Gardisil covers 4 strains of HPV while Cervarix covers 2.There are 2 strains commonly associated with cervical cancer that are covered by both.The extra 2 strains in Gardisil are associated with genital warts.Since the warts are an unpleasant and sometimes painful experience, I prefer the Gardisil. There is a newer Gardisil in development that is supposed to cover up to 12 strains. ...Read more

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Can i become infertile by getting the HPV vaccine?

Can i become infertile by getting the HPV vaccine?

No. Vaccine is safe: Two vaccines are available to prevent the human papillomavirus (hpv) types that cause most cervical cancers. Both vaccines have been licensed by the food and drug administration (fda). The cdc has approved these vaccines as safe and effective. Both vaccines were studied in thousands of people around the world, and these studies showed no serious safety concerns. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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What are the HPV vaccine side effects 15 years later?

Cancer prevention : The hpv vaccine is a safe option recommended for the prevention of cervical cancer. There are no long term negative side effects. The vaccine has not been around for 15 years yet but the technology behind it is the same as the hep b vaccine. This gives us over 30 years of proven long term safety. ...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


Hpv Vaccine (Definition)

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 ...Read more