No. The vaccine is purely prophylactic in nature with no therapeutic effects whatsoever: if a woman is already infected with one of the HPV types targeted by the vaccine, studies have shown that no therapeutic effects are to be expected. There is a possibility that recurrences decrease.
Frequently Asked Questions
HPVs: What they are and what they cause
- HPV and cancer
- Am I the only one with HPV?
- How did I get HPV?
- When did I contract HPV and who gave it to me?
- What are the tests necessary for checking an HPV infection?
Pap testHPV DNA test
- Will I always have HPV?
- How can I protect myself from HPV?
Men and HPV