Do men need hpv vaccination?
According to experts, HPV virus is a common sexually transmitted virus. They are so common that whether the subject of sex is male or female, they can be infected at some point in their lives.
Hpv vaccination is essential.
There are many different strains of HPV, accompanied by different risk factors. In particular, viruses 16, 18 are the cause of cervical cancer in women; Types 6 and 11 are the cause of warts/genital herpes in both men and women.
Genital herpes usually takes the form of small lumps or a group of lumps in the genital area.
Large, small acne sizes vary, can float on the surface of the skin or can be flat or shaped like broccoli.
In addition, HPV virus can cause a number of other diseases such as penile,, oropharyngeal cancer.
Because of the serious effects of HPV on human health, not only women but also men should pay attention to hpv vaccination.
In some Western countries, it is recommended that men get vaccinated against HPV until the age of 26, if they have not been vaccinated as children.
In addition, men and women with immunodeficiency (including those with HIV/AIDS) are also essential if they have not been vaccinated before.
Currently, gardasil vaccine against 4 types of HPV 6, 11, 16 and 18 is circulating in Vietnam with a schedule of 3 shots as follows:
Nose 1, which is the first day of injection; Nose 2 2 months after the first nose; Nose 3 6 months after the first dose.
When it is necessary to adjust the injection schedule, nose 2 must be at least 1 month away from nose 1 and nose 3 at least 3 months from nasal 2.