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What are the shots they give you to prevent cervical cancer?
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: HPV vaccine
Human papillomavirus (hpv) is a sexually transmitted disease that is a common cause of cervical cancer.
The idea behind the vacinne shot is to reduce the risk of acquiring hpv, which should lower the future risk of that type of cervical cancer. This vaccine does not protect you against HIV or any other type of sexually transmitted disease.

In brief: HPV vaccine
Human papillomavirus (hpv) is a sexually transmitted disease that is a common cause of cervical cancer.
The idea behind the vacinne shot is to reduce the risk of acquiring hpv, which should lower the future risk of that type of cervical cancer. This vaccine does not protect you against HIV or any other type of sexually transmitted disease.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
HPV vaccines also prevent some cases of anal and oral cancers. These vaccines also prevent genital warts.
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