|Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Immunization Recommendations|
Two immunizations are available to protect against the types of HPV that cause the most cases of HPV-related diseases and health problems.
Protection from HPV vaccine is expected to be long-lasting. But vaccination is not a substitute for cervical cancer screening. Women should still get regular Pap tests.
Immunization is recommended for:
HPV vaccine is given as a 3-dose series over six months. To get the most benefit from HPV vaccination is to complete all three doses before beginning sexual activity.