QA Cervical Health

January 25, 2017

Dr. Michele Odrobina, OB/GYN for United Memorial Medical Center and faculty member of the Family Medicine Residency Program answers today's question concerning cervical health. 

  

Q: What is HPV and should I be vaccinated?

A: HPV stands for Human Papilloma Virus. Gardasil is a vaccine that is currently recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists for both girls and boys ages 11 to 26. It prevents the four most common types of HPV: Types six and eight which cause genital warts and types 16 and 18 which cause cervical cancer. It is best to given before the onset of sexual activity as one encounter with one partner carries approximately a 50% risk of acquiring HPV.


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