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

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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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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Can I still request to get the HPV vaccine after age 26? I don't see how it would suddenly not work after age 26

Can I still request to get the HPV vaccine after age 26? I don't see how it would suddenly not work after age 26

Depends: it's not that the vaccine doesn't work. It's just that it's not as effective at preventing cervical cancer if you have already been exposed to it. ...Read more

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Can you still get the HPV vaccine after age 26 in united states? Turning 26 sunday....

Can you still get the HPV vaccine after age 26 in united states? Turning 26 sunday....

Yes,but: You may actually benefit from the vaccine at any age beyond childhood.However, the 20+years it took to develop the vaccine and the rigorous standards it had to meet before approval meant a significant development cost goes into each dose. Many insurance carriers will only cover the cost if given during the specified ages that are part of the fda approval ( up to 26). Check before you ask for it. ...Read more

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Would like to know if it's necessary for me to get the HPV vaccine before going out of the country?

Would like to know if it's necessary for me to get the HPV vaccine before going out of the country?

Doubt it: I know of no country that requires this vaccine for travel into their region.If you want to check specific requirements, visit the CDC website. www.cdc.gov/travel ...Read 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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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


Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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