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Who Should Get 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 infected. What percentage of girls who...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...vaccine licensed last year to help prevent most cases of genital warts and cervical cancer! The facts are quite clear: 1. HPV (human papillomavirus) disease is the most common sexually transmitted disease. 2. There is no treatment for HPV... 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 »
Articles
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

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

HPV Vaccines Not Reaching Needy

... Girls from states where cervical cancer mortality is high have relatively poor uptake of a vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV), says a new study. Virtually all cervical cancer is caused by HPV. Mississippi and Arkansas have the highest... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Confirms Effectiveness of HPV Vaccine in Men

...Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has confirmed its earlier provisional advice on vaccinating boys against human papillomavirus. In October, ACIP acknowledged the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval of Merck & Co.'s... 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
...http://chi.ucsf.edu/vaccine/vaccines?page=vc-03-00#S1X Looks like Merck, has a vaccine in Phase II trials. Read more »