For what reasons might the gardasil commercial clame it is a cervical cancer vaccine?

Stops the HPV cause. Gardasil is a vaccine for the human papillomavirus (hpv). It is actually a vaccine for several forms of hpv, and hpv is overwhelmingly the most common cause of cervical cancer. Preventing hpv can help prevent cervical cancer.

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For what length of time do the cervical cancer (gardasil) vaccines last?

Hard to say. We know that some have a decline in effect if the 3 dose series is not completed.Work with similar products suggests the possibility of lifetime antibody protection. However, since it is a newer vaccine it will take another twenty five or more years of use and study to confirm the longevity of this protection. Read more...

If you dont get gardasil shot does that make you at risk for cervical cancer. Does having had chlamydia in the past make you at risk?

Mixed question. Gardasil can reduce your risk of some strains of HPV that can trigger cervical cancer, if you have the shots before you are exposed.Chlamydia has no direct effect on cancer risk, but the germ likes to live in/destroy the sensitive linings of your Fallopian tubes, which can render you unable to have a normal pregnancy. Read more...

Can a virgin who has also gotten the HPV vaccination, gardasil, develop cervical cancer? 18 y/o

Very unlikely. HPV causes about 80% of cervical cancer so there is the remaining 20 to think about. But if you do not smoke and abstain from alcohol your risk for cervical cancer is near zero. Read more...
Gardasil. Since gardasil protects against certain strains only, it is still possible to develop cervical cancer.Gardasil is about 80 percent effective . Read more...

I have had the jab against cervical cancer (gardasil) what are the chances of my getting mouth or throat cancer?

Depends. There are presently 3 vaccines available.All cover the 2 primary strains associated with cervical,throat and anal cancer. The newest covers 5 additional strains that could be linked to a minority of cancers. The vaccine does help protect against the most common strains, which reduces risk a lot, but not 100%.The vaccine is not site specific, it protects against cancer in any site. Read more...