Debate about a bill before the Texas House broke down with one state legislator saying vaccines weren’t important for public health.
- cancers of the cervix, vagina, and vulva in women;
- cancers of the penis in men; and
- cancers of the anus and back of the throat, including the base of the tongue and tonsils (oropharynx), in both women and men.
Every year in the United States, HPV causes 30,700 cancers in men and women. HPV vaccination can prevent most of the cancers (about 28,000) from occurring.
ll kids who are 11 or 12 years old should get two shots of HPV vaccine six to twelve months apart. Adolescents who receive their two shots less than five months apart will require a third dose of HPV vaccine.
If your teen hasn’t gotten the vaccine yet, talk to their doctor or nurse about getting it for them as soon as possible. If your child is older than 14 years, three shots will need to be given over 6 months. Also, three doses are still recommended for people with certain immunocompromising conditions aged 9 through 26 years.
Gold Law Firm, LLC. stronly recommends the HPV vaccinations. Are there those who should not receive vaccinations? Yes. Those who have had prior vaccine injuries and those who are told by their physicians not to vaccinate.
Listen to the experts, the Physicians.
Vaccine injuries are rare but they do occur.
At Gold Law Firm, LLC., vaccine injury law is all we do.