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GARDASIL 9 helps protect individuals ages 9 to 45 against the following diseases caused by 9 types of HPV: cervical, vaginal, and vulvar cancers in females, anal cancer, certain head and neck cancers, such as throat and back of mouth cancers and genital warts in both males and females. cervical, vaginal, and vulvar cancers in females, anal cancer, certain head and neck cancers, such as throat and back of mouth cancers and genital warts in both males and females. GARDASIL 9 may not fully protect everyone, nor will it protect against diseases caused by other HPV types or against diseases not caused by HPV. GARDASIL 9 does not prevent all types of cervical cancer, so it’s important for girls to get routine cervical cancer screenings later in life. GARDASIL 9 does not treat cancer or genital warts.

 

Learn About the HPV Vaccine for Your Son or Daughter

Now approved for certain head and neck cancers, such as throat and back of mouth cancers.

Help protect your child  today from certain  HPV-related cancers later in life with GARDASIL 9.

For most, HPV clears on its own.

Learn About the HPV Vaccine

WHY VACCINATE NOW?

Vaccinating your 11- to 12-year-old now could help reduce their risk of certain cancers caused by HPV (human papillomavirus) later in life.

Help Protect Your Child Today

SAFETY AND SIDE EFFECTS

Get information on the safety and possible side effects for GARDASIL 9.

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HPV VACCINE SCHEDULE

Ask your child’s doctor whether the 2-dose or 3-dose series is right for them.

See the HPV Vaccine Schedule

HPV VACCINATION IS A TYPE OF CANCER PREVENTION.

You can help protect your child from certain HPV-related cancers that may affect them later in life, including certain head and neck cancers.

The CDC recommends HPV vaccination for your 11- to 12-year-old.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED   QUESTIONS

Get answers to some questions parents may have about GARDASIL 9.

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Read FAQs About HPV and the Vaccine

 

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Anyone who is allergic to the ingredients of GARDASIL 9 or GARDASIL® [Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent (Types 6, 11, 16, and 18) Vaccine, Recombinant], including those severely allergic to yeast, should not receive the vaccine. GARDASIL 9 was not studied in women who knew they were pregnant.

The side effects include pain, swelling, redness, itching, bruising, bleeding, and a lump where you got the shot, headache, fever, nausea, and dizziness. Fainting can happen after getting GARDASIL 9. Sometimes people who faint can fall and hurt themselves. For this reason, your health care professional may ask your child to sit or lie down for 15 minutes after your child gets GARDASIL 9. Some people who faint might shake or become stiff.