Oasis Medical Group offers Gardasil vaccine for HPV

April 1, 2021 by OMG Cayman
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What is HPV?

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common virus that can lead to 6 types of cancers later in life.

Most HPV infections go away within 2 years. But sometimes, HPV infections will last longer and can cause certain types of cancers. HPV infections can cause cancers of the:

  • cervix, vagina, and vulva in women;
  • penis in men; and
  • anus and back of the throat, including the base of the tongue and tonsils (oropharynx), in both women and men.

HPV infections are so common that nearly all men and women will get HPV at some point in their lives. HPV is spread through intimate skin-to-skin contact. You can get HPV by having vaginal, anal, or oral sex with someone who has the virus.

Gardasil HPV Vaccination

You can help protect your child from certain HPV-related cancers that may affect them later in life. The CDC recommends HPV vaccination for your 11- to 12-year-old. HPV vaccination is also recommended for teens and young adults through age 26 years if they were not adequately vaccinated already.

HPV infections and cervical precancers (abnormal cells on the cervix that can lead to cancer) have dropped significantly since the vaccine has been in use in the United States.

Oasis Medical Group offers the Gardasil 4 and 9 HPV Vaccines. Book an appointment for yourself or your child today.

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