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What Are The Dangers Of The Hpv Vaccine

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Understanding Labs and HPV vaccine

Dear Dr. Holodniy,I was diagnosed HIV positive January 21, 2009. I did not suffer from any acute stage symptoms and I could have been infected for up to three years.My first labs: VL 17,800 CD4 675 (25%)My second most recent labs: Lymphocytes: 3,400...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...treatment with the potential for long term side effects or toxicities of HIV medications. There is no danger is receiving the HPV vaccine. It is more a question of does it work for this indication, particularly if you may have been exposed to HPV... Read more »

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... Read more »

HPV vaccine for (adult) men?

Dear Dr, I'm HIV+ undetectable 43 y/o man. I understand having anal sex (sometimes unprotected),... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Human Papillomavirus Vaccination of Males: Attitudes and Perceptions of Physicians Who Vaccinate Females

... The authors assessed US physicians' attitudes and perceptions regarding potential human papillomavirus vaccination of males in a random sample of 2,714 pediatricians and family practitioners identified in administrative claims of Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mixed Feeling About HPV Vaccine

... A sizable majority of US pediatricians and family practice physicians stock and recommend the human papillomavirus vaccine for their patients, suggest the results of a recent analysis in the journal Pediatrics. About 90 percent of respondents Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

... Girls ages 11-12 should receive either of the two approved human papillomavirus vaccines to prevent cervical cancer, according to a new recommendation by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Available at Washington State University

...University's Health and Wellness Services is now offering Merck & Co.'s Gardasil vaccine to protect students from the four strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) that CDC says cause about 70 percent of cervical cancer cancers and nearly 90 percent... 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 »

Vaccine Trials

Posted by squanderer, 1 Reply
...http://chi.ucsf.edu/vaccine/vaccines?page=vc-03-00#S1X Looks like Merck, has a vaccine in Phase II trials. Read more »

Yellow Fever Vaccination

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
My HIV doctor has advised against a yellow fever vaccination before my trip to Kenya; and, a vaccination is not required for entry into Kenya. It does seem advisory to me given that I will be in Yellow Fever country around Mt. Kenya for part of my... Read more »