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Hpv Vaccine

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Side effects of HPV vaccine for girls (GARDASIL SIDE EFFECTS, 2009)

...My granddaughter is 15 1/2 and my daughter will not have her get the HPV vaccine because she says there are bad side effects.I'm sure she isn't sexually active but I'm worried that she will became so and get
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...doesn't change scientific fact. I'll repost below some information from the archives on Gardasil.Thanks for your question!Dr. BobHPV VaccineJun 10, 2007 Why are folks at my church so concerned about the HPV vaccine? Response from Dr. Frascino... Read more »

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... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ob-Gyn Group Backs HPV Vaccines for 11-12 Year Olds

...been exposed to HPV." In addition, "adolescents and young women who have had genital warts or cervical dysplasia can get the HPV vaccine but the benefits may be limited," ACOG said. "[ACOG] emphasizes that routine Pap screening is still... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mixed Feeling About HPV Vaccine

...the journal Pediatrics. About 90 percent of respondents to a survey sent to 848 physicians said they strongly recommend the HPV vaccine for 13- to 15-year-old female patients. For girls ages 11-12, however, only about half of the physicians... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HPV Vaccines Not Reaching Needy

...cancer screenings, said lead study author Peter Bach of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. However, Gardasil HPV vaccine uptake among Mississippi females ages 13-17 was just 16 percent in 2008, the study found. Among Arkansas... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Confirms Effectiveness of HPV Vaccine in Men

...papillomavirus. In October, ACIP acknowledged the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval of Merck & Co.'s quadrivalent HPV vaccine Gardasil for males ages 9-26 to reduce their likelihood of acquiring genital warts. However, ACIP stopped... Read more »
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Traveling to Africa/Yellow Fever Vaccination

Posted by travelingguy
...again. The initial shot is only good for a ten year span. I just got off the telephone with "travel nurse" who administers the vaccines in this area and she did, what I think, an excellent job in explaining it in "laymens" terms. ... Read more »

H1N1 vaccine, autoimmune diseases and other illnes

Posted by snake
...Can H1N1 vaccine just recently administered, an autoimmune disease or other illness in your body delay seroconversion to HIV? Read more »

exciting new news

Posted by Anonymous
...I think that the very recent HPV = cervical cancer vaccine is a terrific thing; not only for its intended population, but for the concept of one day finding a Read more »

Vaccine Trials

Posted by squanderer, 1 Reply
... Looks like Merck, has a vaccine in Phase II trials. Read more »