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Is it ok that im not getting the HPV vaccine? Teen boys don't need it, mom said
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
11 doctors agree
In brief: No
Current approach is to immunize all teenagers to prevent the spread of hpv .
The disease may cause penile, anal and throat cancer in men and is the cause of cervical cancer in women. Hpv is a sexually transmitted disease and it is estimated that 70% of these cancers will disappear with vaccination.

In brief: No
Current approach is to immunize all teenagers to prevent the spread of hpv .
The disease may cause penile, anal and throat cancer in men and is the cause of cervical cancer in women. Hpv is a sexually transmitted disease and it is estimated that 70% of these cancers will disappear with vaccination.
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Dr. Russell Faust
Although not discussed much, these vaccines will also eliminate respiratory papillomas - a disease of the vocal cords caused by HPV. This is one of the few benign diseases that can be fatal, and mostly affects children. Newborns become infected from their HPV-infected mothers. Horrible disease that we can eliminate with these vaccines!
Dr. Scott Beard
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
First it should have been marketed to boys not girls this would have helped prevent anal cancer in the gay male group as well as protected women.
If you are going to be sexually active prior to marraige then you should get it.

In brief: Depends
First it should have been marketed to boys not girls this would have helped prevent anal cancer in the gay male group as well as protected women.
If you are going to be sexually active prior to marraige then you should get it.
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