What does HPV4 protect against?

What does HPV4 protect against?

Clinical studies have shown that HPV4 offer protection against persistent HPV infection, cervical lesions precursor of cancer, vaginal and vulvar lesions precursor of cancer and genital warts caused by HPV types 11, 16 or 18 in women aged 16 to 26 years old and who were not previously infected by these HPV types(3).

What is the difference between HPV4 and HPV9?

Gardasil (HPV4) provides protection against HPV types 6/11/16/18, Gardasil 9 (HPV9) provides protection against HPV types 6/11/16/18/31/33/45/52/58 and Cervarix (HPV2) provides protection against HPV types 16/18.

Why do you need 3 doses of HPV vaccine?

Teens and young adults who start the series at ages 15 through 26 years need three doses of HPV vaccine to protect against cancer-causing HPV infection. For people aged 9–14 years with certain immunocompromising conditions three doses are still recommended.

Should I get HPV vaccine 30?

HPV vaccine is recommended for routine vaccination at age 11 or 12 years. (Vaccination can be started at age 9.) ACIP also recommends vaccination for everyone through age 26 years if not adequately vaccinated when younger.

Can I still get HPV after vaccine?

There is a small chance that someone might still get genital warts after having all their HPV vaccine shots. The vaccine protects against 90% of the HPV strains that cause genital warts. But there are lots of different strains (types) of HPV and the vaccine cannot protect against them all.

What is HPV4?

The HPV4 (human papillomavirus vaccine that contains 4 serotypes) was first licensed and recommended for girls in 2006. HPV4 contains serotypes 6 and 11, which will prevent about 90% of anal and genital warts.

Should you get Gardasil 9 if you had Gardasil 4?

If I had the Gardasil vaccinations already, do I get the new one? No. Re-vaccination with Gardasil 9 is not warranted for those who have completed the series with a different HPV vaccine.

Can I get GARDASIL 9 after GARDASIL 4?

What happens if you get HPV vaccine twice?

People who have received one dose of the HPV vaccine may have some protection, but the additional dose or doses (depending upon age) offer additional protection. Further, if you or your partner were already infected with a type of HPV, the vaccine will not prevent transmission of that HPV type.

What age is too late for HPV vaccine?

HPV vaccination is not recommended for everyone older than age 26 years. Some adults age 27 through 45 years who were not already vaccinated might choose to get HPV vaccine after speaking with their doctor about their risk for new HPV infections and possible benefits of vaccination for them.

Can I get HPV vaccine at 40?

In October 2018, the US Food and Drug Administration announced it had expanded the approved age for the HPV vaccine up to age 45 for women and men. In June 2019, a key advisory committee for the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended the vaccine for all men and women up to age 26.