Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Community
Age limit
About This Community:

This forum is an un-mediated, patient-to-patient forum for questions and support regarding HPV issues such as: genital warts, causes, diagnosis, cervical cancer, HPV in men, PAP tests, treatment, telling your spouse or partner

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Age limit

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield commented in 2007 that HPV vaccination might be considered for women over the age of 26 if they had not previously been infected with one of the vaccine-included HPV strains.  I was wondering if information or recommendations might have evolved since then - thanks
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar m tn
Hi Cautious,

The age limit is there as you may already be carrying the virus as it is rampant everywhere and you may not show symtoms (symptoms) EVER, if your one of the lucky ones.

In Ireland they wont give me a blood test to say whether im clear or not, its just not done, great system here. not sure which country your in but it seems in America you can have a blood test done to check, as its a DNA based virus, i think thats what they called it.

Ask you doctor if if you can have it done, its your body at the end of the day. let me know how you get on...

Worried.
Blank
Avatar m tn
hey, meant to say you can ask your doctor can you have the jab not the blood test, just to clarify


chao
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top STDs Answerers
Avatar n tn
Blank
veryworried420
3149845 tn?1452625053
Blank
Life360_Dave
fort lauderdale, FL
Avatar m tn
Blank
kapster1978
Gent, Belgium
484074 tn?1431294270
Blank
Ice_Man
Reykjavik, Iceland
Avatar m tn
Blank
youngguy800