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Does Gardasil Cause Hpv

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Gardasil (HPV) vaccine for those already with HPV (HPV Vaccine for MEN) (GARDASIL) VACCINE (HPV)

I'm a 43 year old man with HPV already, awaiting biopsy results to see if I have anal cancer as we speak. Is it a waist of time and resources to get the Gardasil (HPV) vaccine at this time, or will it help down the road whether I have anal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Gardasil is a preventative, not a therapeutic vaccine. Consequently if you already have the HPV strains contained within the vaccine, getting inoculated will not provide any help. I'll reprint some information about Gardasil from the... Read more »

HPV Vaccine for Men (HPV) (GARDASIL FOR MEN)

Are there any recommendations for men (esp poz gay men) to get the HPV vaccine?... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Boys' Use of Gardasil Is Approved

On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration approved Merck & Co.'s human papillomavirus vaccine Gardasil as safe and effective at protecting males from genital warts caused by HPV types 6 and 11. FDA approved the vaccine's use by males ages... Read more »
Merck & Co., Inc.

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Approval for Use of Gardasil in Boys and Men

Whitehouse Station, N.J. -- Merck & Co., Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administrations (FDA) Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee agreed that efficacy, immunogenicity and safety data from clinical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

North Carolina: Duke Students Can Receive HPV Vaccine

Duke University's Student Health Center has begun administering Gardasil, the vaccine that protects against the four strains of the STD human papillomavirus that cause 70 percent of cervical cancer cases and 90 percent of genital warts. The three... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

FDA Advisory Committee Supports Approval of Gardasil for Prevention of Anal Cancer and AIN in Both Men and Women

Merck announced on November 17 that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee has advised that data presented support an indication for Gardasil, the vaccine that prevents certain... Read more »
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hpv question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hey guys,

i have a friend (girl) who recently got her pap and it was abnormal. the dr said it was hpv and sent away for results to see if it was severe or non-severe. i'm trying to find information to help her out. i am under the impression that... Read more »

HPV CMV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
When do these show up in HIV infection

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Yeast infections, BV, and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am starting to go crazy here thinking I may have HIV. I was told about two years ago that I had HPV which gave me an abnormal pap smear. A colposcopy was done that showed I had mild dysplasia. My pap and hpv test last year showed a negative... Read more »

HPV/Genital Warts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hey, Whats up? My girl friend whom I've been with for a year now, recently got a pap smear done and she came up positive for HPV (abnormal cells). Me myself had been tested for STD's and a Visual Check up for HPV and in all tests I came up negative.... Read more »