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The following questions and answers may help prepare you to talk with your child’s doctor.

The Following Questions May Help Prepare You to Talk to Your Child's Doctor About HPV

You may be wondering…

Now that you have some information about HPV (human papillomavirus) and its potential health impact, you may have additional questions.

Reviewing the HPV FAQs below is a great place to start.

The CDC notes that HPV vaccination may begin at age 9, and recommends routine HPV vaccination at ages 11-12.

Talk to your child’s doctor about the appropriate time for your child to get vaccinated.

As a parent, you may be surprised to learn that your child can be exposed to HPV through adolescent sexual experimentation with someone who has HPV.

It’s important to learn how you can help protect your child from certain HPV-related cancers that may develop later in life.

For most people, HPV clears on its own. But for those who don’t clear the virus, it could cause certain cancers later in life.

Yes, males can get HPV and pass it on too. HPV can cause certain cancers later in life for both males and females.

For most people, HPV clears on its own. But for those who don’t clear the virus, it could cause certain cancers later in life.

HPV infection often has no visible signs or symptoms. Anyone who has the virus can pass it on without knowing it.

For most people, HPV clears on its own. But for those who don’t clear the virus, it could cause certain cancers later in life.

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