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Hpv Vaccine

Infection with HPV (human papillomavirus) is associated with cervical cancers. This virus is spread through sexual contact. Vaccines against this virus are used to prevent cervical and vaginal cancer in women, and genital warts and anal cancer in men.

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Should we avoid sexual intercourse after HPV vaccination?

Query: Hello doctor, I am currently in a relationship with a girl. She recently got her HPV vaccine, and I was told that I was not allowed to have sexual intercourse with her for six months until her next shot. Since there is very little information on the internet and from her gynecologist, I want to ask ...  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Most specialists say that partners who are new to each other should not have sexual intercourse after HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine and it is better to wait for the completion of three doses. However old partners can have sexual inter...  Read Full »

Kindly give some insights on HPV infection and vaccination.

Query: Hello doctor, Can you please give me comprehensive information regarding HPV infection and the HPV vaccination? Before vaccinating my daughter, I want to ensure that I fully understand the advantages, risks, and the vaccination schedule. Kindly suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. C. Elanchezhian

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. HPV stands for human papillomavirus. HPV is a common sexually transmitted infection that usually shows no symptoms and goes away by itself, but can sometimes cause warts and cancer. HPV infection occurs when the virus enters your body, usually through a cut, abrasion, ...  Read Full »

I want to know the efficacy of the HPV vaccine. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am considering getting vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV), but I am feeling hesitant and uncertain about the potential risks and benefits. Can you provide information on the HPV vaccine, its effectiveness in preventing HPV infection, and any potential side effects? I am p...  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a very common sexually transmitted infection (STI) that can lead to various health issues, including genital warts and certain types of cancer, such as cervical, vaginal, vulvar, pe...  Read Full »

I want to know about the HPV vaccine. Kindly guide.

Query: Hello doctor, I recently heard about the HPV vaccine and its role in preventing human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. I want to learn more about this vaccine and whether it suits me. Could you explain how the HPV vaccine works and who should be vaccinated? Additionally, I am interested in knowing ab...  Read Full »


Dr. C. Elanchezhian

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. HPV stands for human papillomavirus. HPV is a common sexually transmitted infection that usually shows no symptoms and goes away by itself but can sometimes cause warts and cancer. In men, HPV vaccination helps protect against genital wart...  Read Full »

I need information about the HPV vaccine. Kindly guide.

Query: Hello doctor, I have just learned about the HPV vaccine. As a 40-year-old woman, I have heard about its benefits but am confused about who can get the vaccine and if there are any side effects. Can you clarify the eligible age groups for the HPV vaccine and mention any potential side effects? Please...  Read Full »


Dr. Obinna Ugwuoke

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. The HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine is administered to prevent HPV infection, which can lead to cervical cancer. The vaccine primarily targets specific HPV serotypes commonly associated with cervical cancer rather tha...  Read Full »

Could my HPV infection lead to cervical cancer in the future?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 26 years old, and I had an HPV (human papillomavirus) infection when I was around 20. I am concerned that I might develop cervical cancer now as I am getting older. Can I take the HPV vaccine now? Will that be of any help? Are there any tests or medications that I can take or get d...  Read Full »


Dr. Zaynab Al Lami

Answer: Hi, We welcome you to icliniq family. I appreciate the confidence you place in me for your healthcare consultation. I understand your concerns and the anxiety that comes with a history of HPV (human papillomavirus) infection and the fear of developing cervical cancer. Your proactive approach to se...  Read Full »

Does a condom protect me against HPV during sex?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a virgin, and so is my boyfriend, and we want to have sex. I have not received all HPV shots, and neither of us has any diseases. We plan to use a condom. Is it safe?Please suggest.   Read Full »


Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, We welcome you to icliniq family. I appreciate the confidence you place in me for your healthcare consultation. I understand your concern. If both of you are confident about not having any significant infections, then it is fine to have sex with a condom. Make sure to complete the HPV vaccinat...  Read Full »

Why is blood coming out of my penis after touching the butt cheeks of a club dancer?

Query: Hi doctor, I recently went to the strip club had a couple of lap dances. My penis did not touch her vagina; only grinding was done. She was grinding hard, and the next day I had blood coming out of my penis. I knew it was sore. If my penis touches a few of her butt cheeks, am I at risk for any STD,...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. Since you experienced bleeding the next day of strip club attendance, I feel intimate touch rather than no touch. At the same time, it is mentioned that it was sore, so the possibility of STDs (sexually transmitted infecti...  Read Full »

I was diagnosed with human papillomavirus 52 last month. Please guide.

Query: Hi doctor, I was diagnosed with HPV (human papillomavirus) 52 and chlamydia at the beginning of last month. Unfortunately, I have no idea when I was infected, as I had not had sexual intercourse in almost a year. This was the first time I did the test, and now I am very stressed. I already took my...  Read Full »


Dr. Obinna Ugwuoke

Answer: Hi, I am delighted you turned to icliniq.com with your medical-related questions. I can certainly relate to your worries, and will do my best to assist. Human papillomavirus (HPV) 52 falls into the category of intermediate virulence HPV viruses, and it is linked to the development of premalign...  Read Full »

Can lovemaking with an HPV-infected partner be dangerous?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old. My partner has HPV and I did not make love with her. Should I worry about the HPV? Is it dangerous for me? Can it cause cancer to me?  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. HPV (human papillomavirus) is a common infection and mostly resolves on its own without treatment. Even if you get infected, the chance of developing the disease is very less. You can have sex using a condom and avoid oral sex. HPV can cause cancer but the incidence i...  Read Full »

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