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How painful is the first gardasil shot?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Same as any vaccine

Gardasil is a newer vaccine and is as safe as the meningitis, hepatitis, or flu shots.
Gardasil has similar side effects, too. Some people get mild arm soreness, slight fever or headache, etc... Gardasil is an anti-cancer vaccine (in the U.S., 3000-4000 women die each year from cervical cancer, now a vaccine-preventable disease).

In brief: Same as any vaccine

Gardasil is a newer vaccine and is as safe as the meningitis, hepatitis, or flu shots.
Gardasil has similar side effects, too. Some people get mild arm soreness, slight fever or headache, etc... Gardasil is an anti-cancer vaccine (in the U.S., 3000-4000 women die each year from cervical cancer, now a vaccine-preventable disease).
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Varies

All vaccines may cause some local discomfort, some more than others.
Gardisil may have a higher number of patients with sore arms. This side effect is certainly better than developing cancer! be wise and immunize!

In brief: Varies

All vaccines may cause some local discomfort, some more than others.
Gardisil may have a higher number of patients with sore arms. This side effect is certainly better than developing cancer! be wise and immunize!
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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