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What You Need to Know About HPV and the HPV Vaccine

Facts about HPV and the HPV Vaccine


Updated April 30, 2007

You may have heard a lot about HPV on the news, in commercials, and magazines lately. This is largely due to the recent FDA approval of the very first HPV vaccine, Gardasil.

These FAQs will answer the most common questions people have about HPV, the HPV test, and the HPV Vaccine.

Human papillomavirus (HPV) Facts

1. What is HPV?
2. How Do You Get HPV?
3. What are the Symptoms of HPV?
4. What Does HPV Look Like- HPV Pictures
5. How to Prevent HPV
6. Do Men Get HPV
7. Is HPV a Sexually Transmitted Disease?
8. Are HPV and Genital Warts the Same Thing?
9. Can a Virgin Get HPV?
10. Is There a Cure for HPV?
11. How Many People Have HPV?
12. How to Find Out if You Have HPV

The HPV Vaccine

The current FDA approved vaccine, Gardasil, became available in June of 2006. There is a second vaccine, Cervarix, that will seek FDA approval in April of 2007.

  1. What is the HPV Vaccine?
  2. HPV Vaccine Side Effects
  3. Who Should Not Get the HPV Vaccine
  4. Is the HPV Vaccine Safe for Pregnant Women?
  5. Is the Vaccine Safe for Breastfeeding Women?
  6. How Much Does the HPV Vaccine Cost?
  7. Why You or Your Daughter Should Get the HPV Vaccine
  8. Why is the HPV Vaccine so Controversial?
  9. [How to Talk to Your Daughter About the HPV Vaccine
  10. What Do I Need to Know About Gardasil?
  11. What is Cervarix?
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