We must work towards a world in which all girls and their families are offered, and the majority accept, HPV vaccination, wherever they live," she writes. Materials provided by BMJ. Note: Content may be edited for style and length.
Science News. Prevalence of cervical disease at age 20 after immunisation with bivalent HPV vaccine at age in Scotland: retrospective population study.
ScienceDaily, 3 April Routine HPV vaccination linked to dramatic reduction in cervical disease among young women: Findings indicate that vaccination is translating into cervical cancer prevention. Retrieved July 9, from www. Human papillomavirus is one of the most common Welcome Logout. Skip to main content. I accept cookies.
Manage your cookies. Search this section. Search the whole site. About the HPV Vaccine. It is now known that HPV infection may cause other cancers as well as cancer of the cervix. HPV infection may cause cancers cancers of the cervix, vagina, and vulva in women; cancers of the penis in men; and cancers of the back passage anus and of the throat, including the base of the tongue and tonsils oropharynx , in both women and men.
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Why is HPV vaccine being recommended to both boys and girls? HPV9 vaccine protects against 9 out of 10 cervical cancers. Most people will get a HPV infection during their lifetime, usually from sexual activity. Every year in Ireland about women get cervical cancer and 90 women die from it. The vaccine can cause some short term side effects. These can be treated with paracetamol or ibuprofen.
Rarer side effects include: wheezing bronchospasm ; or an itchy rash or hives. All national and international regulatory bodies have stated HPV vaccines are safe.
Teens and young adults should be vaccinated too.
This page was updated on 31 May Back to Top. But I'm not sure my year-old daughter needs it because she's not sexually active.
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What should I do? The HPV human papillomavirus vaccine actually has the best chance of protecting against infection if the series of shots is given before a person becomes sexually active. Here's what doctors recommend:.