Gardasil Vaccine for Boys

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For the past few years since Gardasil was FDA approved and released, it was thought to be a girl’s only vaccine. That is no longer true research has proven that it is also affective in boys.

Gardasil Vaccine

Gardasil vaccine was originally developed to protect young women from cervical cancer. Since then the vaccine has been found to have more positive roles. It protects against HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) which in return prevents cervical cancer in young women and penile cancer and other types of unnamed cancers in young men.

The Study

A well-designed study reinforced the idea that there is a reason for vaccinating young men against a virus that is everywhere among sexually active people. There are several strains of HPV and it protects against nearly all of them. In women, it was also found to protect against anal cancer, vulvar cancer and throat cancer.

Gardasil for Boys and Girls

Not only are boys and young men being protected against penile and other cancer by receiving the vaccination they two (like the females) are also acting in a responsible manner in preventing the spread of HPV. As most young men and young women have more than one sexual partner through out their lifetime by getting the vaccine not only are they protecting themselves they are protecting their future sexual partners and their sexual partners etc...



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