This vaccination protects both men and women against diseases caused by Human Papillomavirus (HPV). There are a number of different types of the HPV virus and different types can cause different diseases which can affect both males and females. Some may cause cancer or pre-cancerous conditions in the cervix, anus, vulva or vagina. Others can cause genital warts. This vaccine is available for females aged 12 to 45 and, males aged 12 to 26.
People infected with HPV may not know they have the infection as there are often no symptoms.
The full course of treatment consists of 3 vaccinations. However, depending on your age and advice by your healthcare practitioner, you may only need 2.
Pricing may vary depending on the number of vaccinations needed.
Further information about HPV is available in the pharmacy also.