Helped Over 500,000 patients with 98%+ satisfaction.

Connect & Get Personalized 1-to-1 Answers from Expert Doctors

DoctorSpring > Question Home

Can gardasilshot prevent from HPV?

Resolved Question:

Hi Doctor I had a question regarding the HPV, as I am diagnosed with one of the HPV type so can I get gardasil shot. Do I have any std pictures seen in me? As I am infected with HPV can I take gardasil shot, will it harm me or will it help me as prevention from cervical cancer?

Category: Community

Ask Your Own Question

Category: Family Physician-GP
 21 Doctors Online

Its really unfortunate to know that you are affected with one of the HPV type but yes you can go for the gardasil shot, as this vaccine is made to give protection against the HPV disease which is common to cervical cancer. According to me you should go and get yourself vaccinated as getting vaccinated will protect you from the infections that might get in contact by other type of HPV, the virus present in our body. If we talk about the prevention than according to me one of the best thing is to get in a faithful relation with one partner as it decrease the chances of HPV because it is a disease which most probably caused by sexual intercourse or by unprotected sex. Yes, there are chances of std pictures which can be seen in you as you are diagnosed with HPV. If you want to prevent yourself or want to lower the risk of HPV then you should go for a one life partner because having sex with only one person assures and lower your risk of the infections. But if you want to be active in sexual activities than go for protected sex only. There are various protections available in the market you can go for.According to me, I would suggest you to use condoms as they lower the risk of HPV and are 98% effective.I hope I have cleared your question. Best wishes

Dr. Cecelia J. Russ
Category: Family Physician-GP
- Medical School - New York Institute of Technology, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Duke University Medical Center, Residency in Family Medicine
Dr. Cecelia J. Russ and 4 other Medical Specialists are ready to help you

Users who read this, also read:

Make informed and better medical decisions.

Join the 500,000 people who found a smarter, quicker way to get Answers, Recommendations & Expert Opinions.

Expert Doctors at fingertips

Recommendation on next step. Second-opinion.Multi-specialty.

Save Time

Average time for answers: 6 hours.

Save Money

$35 for typical specialist consult vs. $120 for a local appointment.

Free Follow-ups

Clarify, ask further questions for free in private conversation.

100% Satisfaction

Money back guarantee for the 1st reply. MEDNET Quality Board.

Start My Consultation



Doctor Spring is a novel online Doctor consultation platform where you can get your medical questions answered by leading Doctors. Just Submit your question and rest assured that you will consult a Doctor easily. Once you submit the question, the Doctor from the concerned specialty will reply within hours. You can always ask more questions or add details with follow-up question options and make it an online doctor chat. You may use this service to consult a specialty or for getting medical second opinion. All paid services come with a MEDNET quality assurance and 100% money back guarantee.

DoctorSpring in news