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HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS VACCINE is a vaccine. It is used to prevent infections of four types of the human papillomavirus. In women, the vaccine may lower your risk of getting cervical, vaginal, vulvar, or anal cancer and genital warts. In men, the vaccine may lower your risk of getting genital warts and anal cancer. You cannot get these diseases from the vaccine. This vaccine does not treat these diseases. Compare vaccinations.

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Is New Gardasil 9 Better Than the Older HPV Vaccine?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 25, 2015

Gardasil 9, the new human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, targets nine HPV types and became available early in 2015. There’s some confusion surrounding this vaccine so here are 10 points to help clear it up.

  1. Why do we care? Infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) types 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58 is implicated in 90 percent of cervical cancers. Gardasil 9 targets those seven listed above, in addition to the two types associated with genital warts (6 and 11).
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Updated Gardasil Vaccine Now Approved

The GoodRx Pharmacist - December 26, 2014

The Gardasil vaccine is intended to give protection against diseases caused by Human Papillomavirus or HPV. Now, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new form of the vaccine, Gardasil 9. This new form of Gardasil protects against 9 strains of the HPV virus where the current formulation only protects against 4 strains.

What is HPV?

HPV or human papillomavirus is a virus that is transmitted from sexual contact with someone who has the virus. See More

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