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Ask the Doctors - Should teenage boys should get the HPV vaccine?

February 13, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Should teenage boys should get the HPV vaccine?

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Dear Doctor: My teenage daughter got the HPV shot. Should my son get it as well? Dear Reader: The vaccine against HPV infection was initially created for females under the age of 26 to reduce the risk of cervical cancer. Human papilloma virus, or HPV, has been shown to be the cause of virtually all […]

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