11 doctors weighed in:
Do I ever have to take the HPV vaccine again, after the first 3 shots?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics & Gynecology
5 doctors agree
In brief: No
The 3 shots should be enough to protect you against cervical cancer.

In brief: No
The 3 shots should be enough to protect you against cervical cancer.
Dr. David Finke
Dr. David Finke
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Dr. Caren Reaves
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Probably not
Studies up to now show people keep high levels of immunity for at least 10 years.
Because the vaccine hasn't been used for 20, 30, 40 or more years, we don't know how long immune response lasts. If continuing studies show levels drop over time, i'm sure they will recommend a booster.

In brief: Probably not
Studies up to now show people keep high levels of immunity for at least 10 years.
Because the vaccine hasn't been used for 20, 30, 40 or more years, we don't know how long immune response lasts. If continuing studies show levels drop over time, i'm sure they will recommend a booster.
Dr. Caren Reaves
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not Yet
At the moment the answer is no booster. But as time passes, the need for a booster may change.
Many vaccines have been found to work well, but boosters are found to be necessary.

In brief: Not Yet
At the moment the answer is no booster. But as time passes, the need for a booster may change.
Many vaccines have been found to work well, but boosters are found to be necessary.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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