Studies carried out in both girls and young women (9-26 years old) have shown an effectiveness rate of close to 100% for both Merck’s Gardasil and Glaxo’s Cervarix as regards protection against the specific types of HPV for which each vaccine was produced. The effectiveness of the vaccines has been documented only in individuals who have received all three doses.
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