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Can gardasil vaccine eliminate human papillomavirus?

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Dr. Carol Jacobs
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

The goal of a vaccine is to train your immunity to be aware of an organism - viral or germ - and produce a killing response so when the real infection enters your body it will be dealt with quickly.
If you already carry the HPV infection - the vaccine will not eliminate it

In brief: No

The goal of a vaccine is to train your immunity to be aware of an organism - viral or germ - and produce a killing response so when the real infection enters your body it will be dealt with quickly.
If you already carry the HPV infection - the vaccine will not eliminate it
Dr. Carol Jacobs
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Hpv vaccine such as Gardasil protects vacccine recipients from getting 4 specific strains of hpv, however, it does not eliminate the virus if the recipients already have had.

In brief: No

Hpv vaccine such as Gardasil protects vacccine recipients from getting 4 specific strains of hpv, however, it does not eliminate the virus if the recipients already have had.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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