Category - Teen
The centers for disease control and prevention, american academy of family physicians, and american academy of pediatrics strongly recommend children receive all vaccines according to the recommended vaccine schedule. Once someone is infected with hpv, the vaccine might not be as effective or might not work at all. Also, response to the vaccine is better at younger ages than it is at older ages. The centers for disease control and prevention (cdc) now recommends that all 11- and 12-year-olds receive two doses of hpv vaccine at least six months apart, instead of the previously recommended three-dose schedule. Because hpv can cause problems like genital warts and some kinds of cancer, a vaccine is an important step in preventing infection and protecting against the spread of hpv. Thats why doctors recommend that all girls and guys get the vaccine from age 11 or 12 through age 26. Human papillomavirus (hpv) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (sti) in canada. That means it passes from person to person through sexual contact. There are over 100 types of hpv but only a few of them cause serious diseases. Some types can infect the genital and oral areas of men and women. The hpv vaccine works best if girls and boys get it before they come into contact with hpv (in other words, before they become sexually active). So getting the vaccine when recommended will help protect them during their teenage years and beyond. it is also recommended for girls and women age 13 through 26 years of age who have not yet been vaccinated or completed the vaccine series hpv vaccine can also be given to girls beginning at age 9 years. Cdc recommends 11 to 12 year olds get two doses of hpv vaccine to protect against cancers caused by hpv. in the united states, hpv vaccination is recommended for girls aged 11-12. the human papilloma virus (hpv) vaccine protects against 70 of cervical cancers in women, 90 of all hpv related cancers in men and 90 of genital warts. The hpv (human papillomavirus) vaccine is now recommended for girls and boys both. It will help to protect them from genital warts and hpv-related cancers. The vaccine has the best chance of protecting against infection if a person gets the series of shots before becoming sexually active. hpv vaccination status was determined from teens health care provider (hcp) records. Results among teen girls either unvaccinated or fully vaccinated against hpv, teen girls whose parent was positively influenced to vaccinate their teen daughter against hpv were 48.