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Old 11-22-2010, 10:31 PM
MyNameIsMaam MyNameIsMaam is offline
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My original post: The vaccine for young girls is one of the reasons I bring this up. First, it protects against only 4 of the most common strains, 2 of the cancer causing ones and 2 for warts. Older women are never offered this vaccine. I'm not sure if that's just because it's considered too late (since anyone who's had sex is considered exposed) or if there's some other reason. If it's just the former, then an older woman embarking on a new .... set of choices for her life?... might want to find out if this vaccine could help to protect her."
There are some positive studies out there of teenage boys receiving the vaccine, the results of which strongly recommend that they receive the vaccine as well.
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