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Is The Hpv Vaccine Effective After U Have Gotten One Type Of The Virus
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
Low but present: Guardasil very effective in preventing many strains of hpv infection, particularly those strains causing most cervix cancer cases. There are >100 strains of hpv, including some cancer inducing strains not prevented by guardasil. Thus chances of getting hpv infection during or after unprotected sex are more than negligible. Please be warned, use protection against all forms of std including hpv. ...Read more
If one had a light course of encephalitis before, is the vaccine against it still needed? Or the organism develops antibodies?
More than one cause: Encephalitis means inflammation of the brain. There are many viruses, bacteria and other organisms that can cause it. If you recover from a mild case of viral encephalitis you are likely immune to that virus but not to a multitude of other viruses. Even with a seemingly single virus, e.g. Dengue, there may be multiple strains and infection with one may not protect against others. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My girlfriend did the first dose of HPV gardasil vaccination, the vaccination is consist of dead viruses right? So nothing to worry about?
Gardasil is not made: from actual viruses at all. It is made from recombinant viral-like particles, so if you are worried about transmission of the virus from having the vaccine, it is not a concern. This is a very important vaccine to get. If you are between 11 and 26 years of age (which it looks like you are), you should also have it. ...Read more
If one get mild fever aches after flu shot, is it because of bad immune system or on the contrary? Is there greater risk of symptom at next year shot?
I got the 3 gardasil shots, is that enough. And how common is HPV oral cancer in teenage girls in the US. Does the shot prevent it?
I was wondering if i had two doses of the MMR vaccine and 1 does of the varicella vaccine would I have to have another dose of the varicella?
If someone has the HPV virus but their pap smear is normal , what treatment is available to get rid of the HPV virus ?
None: It's not possible to eradicate the hpv virus, but you can learn the isotype to see if you have increased risks for cervical dysplasia/cancer. If your cervix looks normal and your pap is normal, just make sure to continue your exams as directed by your doc. Always keep track of any abnormal bleeding or post-coital bleeding and let your doc know this as well, especially of you have high risk hpv. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
If I have a HPV 9-valent vaccine now&in future a better vaccine came out against more strain of the virus,can I still have the better vaccine? 17 male
Yes, you can.: Since vaccines are merely pieces of antigen that your immune system reacts to and develops its own antibodies to, there should be no scientific reason why you would be unable to receive a new vaccine in the future with a higher number of valences. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No Cons: The Gardasil shot is a vaccine that protects you against two low risk hpv types and two high risk types of hpv. The vaccine does not contain any virus. It is quite safe. In my opinion, there is no downside except cost as insurance companies in my state do not cover Gardasil over the age of 26. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My toddler and I have not had chicken pox or the vaccine.Can we both get vaccinated at the same time or are there dangers of vaccine shedding?
I have low risk hpv.Genital warts will the HPV vaccine protect me from the other 3 hpv? Will the vaccine be effective in preventing hpv-related diseas
When is the best time of the year to get a flu shot? Flu season of course, but doesn't the effectiveness wane if received too early?
What happens if the interval between the 2nd and 3rd vaccine for the hepatitis b virus is too long?
I am considering getting the chickenpox vaccine. Is there a difference between it and the shingles vaccine?
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