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What happens if you only get one gardasil shot and refuse the other two?

What happens if you only get one gardasil shot and refuse the other two?

Partial protection: Because the research studies were done with 3 doses of gardasil, it is not known how much antibody protection, and for how many years, a person would have with just one shot. There should be some protection. New studies are being done, especially for developing countries (due to the high cost of the vaccine), to see if just one or two doses are adequately protective. ...Read more

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What will happen if you only get one gardasil shot and do not take the other two?

What will happen if you only get one gardasil shot and do not take the other two?

Poor protection: The protection created by series vaccines like Gardasil are tested & confirmed to provide a satisfactory level of protection for many years only when the series is completed . Failure to complete the series will result in some who are not protected or whose protection disappears over time. The series can be resumed with an extended delay & still yield benefits. ...Read more

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What happens if one don't get the last two dosage of the gardasil?

What happens if one don't get the last two dosage of the gardasil?

The way it works: The pattern for the HPV vaccine was defined over more than 20 years of testing before it was approved for use. To get long term benefit ( many years ) you must get the 3 doses.After 1 dose, you may have some benefit for a year or so, the company didn't release that data but don't expect any long term benefit. ...Read more

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If I am exposed to HPV after one month of my first shot of gardasil, will I get hpv?

Possible: The protection is best after all three injections. However, even one injection could infer some protection. ...Read more

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Hi, i'm almost 25 years old, i had my first two gardasil HPV shots in 2008. Do I have to get the last one? Is it a must? I'm married and i only had 1 sex partner in my life and i'm not going to have more, he is healthy and me too.

Hi, i'm almost 25 years old, i had my first two gardasil HPV shots in 2008. Do I have to get the last one? Is it a must? I'm married and i only had 1 sex partner in my life and i'm not going to have more, he is healthy and me too.

You : You have some protection from the first two shots and the third would boost that protection. If you are married and have only one sex partner, you will only be exposed to what (if anything) he carries. If he has latent infection with herpes or human pappiloma virus, you probably would have it by now anyway. ...Read more

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I'm not sure, but should one get the gardasil vaccination if they are not sexually active?

I'm not sure, but should one get the gardasil vaccination if they are not sexually active?

Yes: Regardless of sexual activity, you should be vaccinated if between the ages of 9 and 26. It is more effective if vaccination occurs prior to sexual activity, but you can still derive benefit even if already sexually active. ...Read more

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Can I still get the genital HPV strains covered by gardasil if I'm not fully don't with vaccine? Get last one next month.

HPV: the vaccine is effective but you should not be having unprotected sex regardless. Please protect yourself- HPV vaccine does not protect you from HIV and multiple STDs ...Read more

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Could anything bad happen if i get my last gardisil shot without eating at all?

Could anything bad happen if i get my last gardisil shot without eating at all?

Not a problem: The safety or effectiveness of the Gardasil vaccine isn't affected by your diet, in general. It's not necessary to include/exclude any specific foods or drinks around the time you obtain your Gardasil vaccine. ...Read more