HPV vaccine: How does it protect against cervical cancer?

Cervical cancer treatment in pune

Cervical cancer is related to HPV or Human Papillomavirus, a sexually transmitted infection. HPV vaccination supports immunization, and it can reduce the impact.

Brief on HPV vaccine for Cervical Cancer

Infections caused due to sexual contact are often related to cervical cancer. One of the most effective HPV vaccines is Gardasil 9, and this vaccine is suitable for both men and women. Research shows that the HPV vaccine is extremely fruitful if it is applied to men and women before they are exposed to the infection. Apart from Cervical cancer, this vaccine is also effective in averting vulvar and vaginal cancer. Moreover, this vaccine effectively prevents throat, genital warts, and head and neck cancer for all.

Girls and boys should have HPV vaccinated at the age between 11 and 12 or earlier to stay protected from cervical cancer.

HPV vaccine- not recommended 

As per experts, the HPV vaccine is not recommended for pregnant women. Experts also don’t support HPV vaccinations for those suffering from severe illness. So again, if you are suffering from allergies, you need to mention this problem to your doctor before you opt for HPV vaccination.

HPV vaccine and Cervical Cancer

As per research, it has been noticed that the HPV vaccine is fully protective against cervical cancers. Therefore, this vaccine successfully prevents this cancer, which normally develops via HPV 16 and HPV 18.

Does the HPV vaccine have any side effects?

As per studies, the HPV vaccine seems effective in protecting individuals from cancers. Well, people are often curious to know whether HPV vaccines have any side effects or not. Experts have mentioned that HPV vaccines come with certain side effects such as soreness, redness, swelling, etc. In addition, people can also face dizziness, headache, or nausea after the injection of HPV vaccines. For more Details and Expert Advice Consult Dr. Sumit Shah’s Profile Cancer Clinic and Research Institute, Pune, which can provide the best solution.

About Dr. Sumit Shah – Oncologist in Pune

Dr. Sumit Shah is a highly experienced Oncologist in Pune with 14 years of expertise in surgical oncology. He is the Founder of Prolife Cancer Centre and is the Chief Consultant, Surgical Oncologist & Laparoscopic Cancer Surgeon in Pune. Having pursued a super specialty course at the Cancer Centre Welfare Home and Res. Institute, Kolkata, and being awarded as the Best Outgoing Cancer Surgeon from his Institute, Dr. Shah is one of the Best Surgical Oncologist in Pune, India who possesses this recognized degree in Surgical Oncology.