Today, Gardasil 9 is the only available HPV vaccine in the U.S. Gardasil 9 prevents infection by the same HPV types as Gardasil, plus HPV-31, HPV-33, HPV-45, HPV-52, and HPV-58.Author: Matthew Hoffman, MD.
The HPV vaccine, which is designed to protect against infection from a ubiquitous organism known as the human papillomavirus, has become an important part of basic health care for kids and young adults.HPV is a virus that can be transmitted through sexual contact of all types, including vaginal, oral, and anal sex.
Oct 05, 2018 · The FDA approved the HPV vaccine Gardasil 9 for use in adults ages 27 to 45 after studies showed it provided protection against genital warts and certain cancers.
Oct 06, 2018 · HPV vaccine for adults over 30 and 40 years old can still be beneficial, because it is unlikely that you would have been infected with all HPV types prevented by the vaccines. Indeed, on 5th of October 2018, U.S. FDA has approved the extended use of HPV vaccine Gardasil-9 to include women and men from 27 to 45 years of age.