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Tanya asks:

IS THERE ANY VACCINATION FOR THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN INFECTED BY HPV?

You ask whether the HPV vaccine can be given to someone who has already been diagnosed with HPV. The answer is yes, maybe.  The only vaccine currently available is Gardasil. It protects against 4 different strains of HPV; two that cause cervical cancer and two that cause genital warts. So if someone has had one of the HPV strains, but not the others, the vaccine may still offer protection against the ones that that person hasn't already had. The vaccine does not cure existing HPV infections, it is not designed or meant to be a ‘therapeutic’ vaccine.  Such vaccines are currently in clinical trials.  It is also important to remember that there are age restrictions currently for the vaccine. It has been approved for women ages 9-26. So if you are older than that your insurance generally will not pay for the vaccine. There is a three dose series costing approximately $360 for the drug plus an administration fee for each dose. Most insurance plans are currently covering it.  Your best bet is to discuss your situation with your healthcare provider before you decide to get the vaccine. 

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