HPV Vaccine - A single vaccine can protect from HPV related conditions like Cervical Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulvar Cancer & Genital Warts
- What is Cervical Cancer?
It is the cancer of the cervix, the opening of the uterus. The cells on the cervix begin to grow abnormally and sometime if they are not treated,
they can become cancerous. Cervical Cancer is the 2nd most common female cancer in women aged 15 to 44 years in India.
- What causes Cervical Cancer?
Cervical Cancer is caused by the human papilloma virus. As a young girl turns into a teenager, she might be at risk of the HPV infection.
- What is HPV?
The Human Papilloma Virus is a common virus that can infect many parts of the body. It can cause cervical, vulvar and vaginal cancer
in women. HPV can also cause anal and throat cancer, as well as genital warts in people.
- Can Cervical Cancer Be Prevented?
Fortunately, cervical cancer can be prevented by vaccination and regular screening.
- What Is ThE Right Age To Get Vaccinated?
The most effective time to vaccinate is prior to exposure to HPV. Due to their immune response, the vaccine can be initiated as early as 9 years
- Can The HPV Vaccine Be Taken After Delivery?
HPV Vaccine is one of the vaccines recommended byFOGSI to all non-immunised postnatal (post deliver) mothers.
*Note - This Vaccine is available for Rs.3000/- in Mumbai only.