Women’s Care provides immunizations for women of all ages to prevent HPV.
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted virus in the United States and is easily spread by skin-to-skin contact during sexual activity with another person. It is possible to have HPV without knowing it and to unknowingly spread HPV.
There are often no symptoms from the HPV infection but the potential health problems associated with HPV include:
There are two immunizations available to protect against HPV.
The HPV vaccination is not a substitute for cancer screening. Women should get a regular pap test.
HPV vaccine is given as a three-dose series over six months. You must complete all three doses before beginning sexual activity to get the most benefit from the HPV vaccination. The immunization is recommended for the following age groups:
Women’s Care offers HPV immunizations for women in Florida. Patients seeking more information about our immunization services, please schedule an appointment at Women’s Care today!