What if I miss my HPV vaccine?
If you’re a few days late getting your second or third dose of GARDASIL®9, don’t panic. If you miss a dose, your healthcare professional will decide when to give the missed dose. Alternatively, boys and girls 9 through 14 years of age may receive 2 doses of the vaccine.
Is everyone required to get HPV vaccine?
Teens and young adults should be vaccinated too
Everyone through age 26 years should get HPV vaccine if they were not fully vaccinated already. HPV vaccination is not recommended for everyone older than age 26 years.
What are the worst side effects of the HPV vaccine?
Severe side effects, or adverse events, are uncommonly reported and have included:
- Blood clots.
- Guillain-Barre syndrome.
- Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy.
- Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
Who should not get HPV vaccine?
People who should not have the HPV vaccine are: people with a yeast allergy. pregnant women: however research has shown no significant effect on you or your baby if you have the vaccine and later find out you are pregnant. people with a bleeding disorder: they should talk to their doctor before having any vaccine.
Why are 3 injections given for HPV?
People who have the 1st dose of the HPV vaccine at 15 years of age or above will need to have 3 doses of the vaccine. This is because they do not respond as well to 2 doses as younger people do.
How much does HPV vaccine cost?
How much does the HPV vaccine cost? Each dose of the vaccine can cost about $250. Luckily, many health insurance companies cover the HPV vaccine. There are also programs that help some people without insurance get the vaccine for low or no cost.