About HPV Vaccine
Every parent’s top preference is their child’s Health, and a critical factor in it is the vaccination at the correct time. Vaccination of children helps children to provide strength against various diseases. The HPV vaccine is one of the vital vaccines that is part of a child’s routine vaccination.
In the realm of children’s Health, the HPV vaccine safeguards against various diseases. Human Papillomavirus (HPV), a widespread virus, can cause substantial health problems involving cervical, vaginal, penile, anal, vulvar, and throat cancers. This vaccination helps you delegate your child’s immune system to protect against these possible hazards.
Children 11 to 12 years old should get 02 doses of the HPV Vaccine. The healthcare provider gives the first dose of this vaccine at nine to children up to 15 years. The next dose of this vaccine can be given to children within the gap of 06 to 12 months. This vaccine is a part of the Child Vaccination Schedule. If your children or teen is not getting the HPV Vaccination, you need to consult about it your child’s health care provider. This vaccination lowers the chances of developing severe infections later in life.
Types of HPV Vaccines
The HPV Vaccine is available in three brands, i.e., Gardasil, Cervarix, and Gardasil 9. These vaccines protect against HPV Types 16 and 18, which cause 70% of cervical cancer cases. Gardasil 9 also protects against five kinds of HPV Types 31, 33, 45. and 58.
How Does HPV Vaccine Works?
Around two or three vaccines are available to vaccinate your children for protection from Human Papillomavirus (HPV) diseases. When HPV Vaccine is given to a child, it starts making antibodies in the children’s body. These antibodies will stop children’s infections and strengthen their immune systems.
The HPV vaccines are not a human papillomavirus treatment but make the body strong to face various HPV illnesses.
The Correct Timing For HPV Vaccination
The HPV Vaccination is done in the following series:
– 0, and 6-12 months for the children who start vaccinating at 9 to 14 years.
– 0, 1-2, 6 months for the people who start vaccination at ages 15 through 45 years.
Side Effects of HPV Vaccine
HPV-vaccinated children may experience some side effects, i.e.,
– Mild fever
– Tenderness at the spot where the injection was given
– Swelling and/or redness at the injection site
This vaccination is very effective when the child encounters the virus. The best way to stay protected from HPV Disease is to get vaccinated.
Conclusion: Do not forget to get immunized with the HPV vaccine to reduce the chances of substantial health problems involving cervical, vaginal, penile, anal, vulvar, and throat cancers in your children.
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