What does cervical cancer vaccination do to and for me?

Vaccine cervical CA. It will protect you, just like any other vaccine, from getting some of the many human papilloma viruses.There are many, it covers some that have been linked to causing cervical ca and ca in the oral cavity. Both our boys and girls should get this as it take two to tango.All vaccines can cause reactions, local swelling, pain, redness...You know the drill.Cervical ca is devistating, please consider it.
Protection. The cervical cancer vaccine, a vaccine against some of the hpv virus strains, may cause local reaction, e.g. Pain, in some even fainting. It protects against the development of cervical cancer induced by the viruses included in the vaccine. About 80% of the cervical cancers are due to hpv and the vaccine covers the more common culprit viruses.

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What exactly does cervical cancer vaccination do for me?

Protection. This vaccine helps protect you against strains of a virus known to cause cancer many years after exposure & a type of wart that can produce cauliflower like small to giant bumps on your genitals.It is only helpful if completed months before exposure to the germ, which is often passed during sex. The shot does not protect against other std's or other types of warts. Read more...

What does cervical cancer vaccination do for me at age 24?

HPV. Hpv vaccine blocks types 16 and 18 which cause cervical cancer. Vaccine is still good until age 26. If you have already had sex, the vaccine may have decreased effectiveness, but does not eliminate you from getting the vaccine if you want. Read more...

Is the cervical cancer vaccination really worth it?

No. Lesion of cervix at one time defined at late stage with invasion of surrounding structures. After Pap introduced there was a reduction in more aggressive lesions and improvement in survival. Lesion more recently defined as a result of Human Papilloma Virus. A vaccine Gardasil has not been found that effective and produces many complication such as ascending paralysis of spine and sterility. Read more...

What's your opinion on the cervical cancer vaccination?

Positive. I am optimistic about this. I plan to have my kids vaccinated. I think the data is there and why not try and reduce the risk? Read more...

Can the cervical cancer vaccination hurt more than normal ones?

Some think so. Each vaccine has different components and depending on where they go (muscle, under the skin) your sensation during the shot will differ. Most tell me that the hpv vaccine is more painful than the others they receive the same day.Regardless, it is a chance to avoid one of the most stealth forms of cancer and some other issues too. Read more...

Which side effects does the cervical cancer vaccination have?

Fainting. Some teenagers experience fainting after receiving injection. All the hpv vaccine recipients are kept seated and observed for 15 minutes. Read more...

I have only ever had 2 of 3 cervical cancer injections (hpv vaccinations) is this ok?

Unpredictable . You likely have some protective antibody that may last for a while. However, the research on long term (decades)of protective antibodies were based on the full series. You can get the last dose at any point for long term benefit, as long as it is at least 6 months after the first. Read more...

I've had the female HPV vaccination. How effective is this against cervical cancer?

It works with HPV - Not cancer directly. It targets four strains of human papillomavirus (hpv-6, 11, 16, and 18). Hpv-16 is the cause of more than 50 percent of cervical cancers in women. Researchers have identified over 100 hpv strains. Read more...
Very effective! Congratulations on being vaccinated against HPV! It is one of the most effective vaccines ever developed, virtually 100% against the 2 HPV types that cause about 70% of cervical cancers. One of the two vaccines (Gardasil) also prevents genital warts. In the next year or so, there will be a new vaccine that covers additional types, preventing over 90% of the cancer-causing HPV infections. Read more...

Why haven't all states required HPV vaccination if it could really reduce cervical cancer?

Lack of Knowledge. Politics and lack of knowledge. When well known public figures have no true knowledge and make stupid statements about the vaccine, people are afraid. Our politician react to this.If all of us were sexually rersponsible, hpv would disappear, but alas, history demonstrate we are not! thus the need for the vaccine. Read more...
It does work. However, politicians disagree (and i think this is a reasonable diagrement) about whether someone should be forced to be immunized against a sexually-transmitted disease that poses no danger to non-sexual contacts. This is in contrast to measles, whooping cough, and others which require herd immunity to keep serious disease at bay. Read more...