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Why would the HPV vaccine only be pushed for women, when its known to do this to men?

For both. It is indicated for specific age groups in both males and females. It protects against cervical cancer caused by certain strains of hpv in females and genital warts caused by the hpv strains in males. Read more...
Powers that be. The decades it took to develop and bring the hpv vaccines to fda approval and distribution make it one of the costliest vaccines i give.The initial approval target that garnered the most research and support was use for females prior to hpv exposure. After approval, acceptance by the insurance companies that decide what they will cover took time. Docs would have everyone get it, payors not so much. Read more...
Both sexes. Current recommendations include both sexes due to risk of cancers in both.Otherwise dr ferguson's answer sums it up well. Read more...

Pls tell me the most effective&extensive HPV vaccine for men that is soon 2 b/currently available. Should cover as many stains as poss not just 16&18?

Gardisil 9. In the US, the Gardisil 9 is the newest version of the HPV vaccine marketed by MERCK .It covers 9 strains of the HPV associated with disease, 7 more that the bivalent 16/18 vaccine. The US FDA approval is for age 9-26. Whether this is available or not in England is not something I have access to. Read more...

Why would a man get the cervical cancer HPV vaccine?

Yes. The vaccine is now approved for young men. As with women, it is best to be vaccinated before any sexual activity. Read more...
Protection! The hpv vaccine also protects against anal and rectal cancers, and is showing some promise in protection against esophageal and throat cancers that may be hpv related. It also offers protection against genital warts. Read more...

Dear Docs, I'm 20yr old healthy man, Is it mandatory to get HPV vaccine before I turn 27? HPV vaccination in my country (India) is not widely used.

Vaccine is advisable. Any of the HPV vaccines (whether bivalent, quadrivalent or nonavalent) will offer some protection against acquiring infections caused by some specific HPV strains and reduce your risks of developing lesions and tumors of your genital-perineal-anal tissues (penis, anus) and oropharyngeal tissues (mouth, tongue, throat) in the future. Avoiding "vaccine preventable diseases" is wise and recommended. Read more...