Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

HPV vaccine can prevent some health effects caused by the virus.

The HPV vaccine can prevent genital warts and some cancers.

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There are many different types of HPV. All boys and girls ages 11 or 12 years should get vaccinated.

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HPV can cause men to develop genital warts, or some kinds of cancer.

Highlights

Use of a 2-Dose Schedule for Human Papillomavirus Vaccination — Updated Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices  MMWR December 16, 2016

2015 STD Treatment Guidelines (June 4, 2015)