HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
These short videos answer common questions about human papillomavirus (HPV) and the HPV vaccine. They can also be accessed through a YouTube playlist.
- What are the health issues related to HPV and how long does HPV infection last?
- How can I protect myself from HPV transmission, particularly if my partner is infected?
- What do my Pap test results mean and how can my partner and I know if we are infected with HPV?
- If my partner has genital warts, but my Pap test is normal, am I infected with HPV?
- Do all types of HPV cause cancer?
- Are there different HPV vaccines?
- Do I need to restart the HPV vaccine if I missed a dose?
- If I already had the HPV vaccine, do I need the HPV-9 vaccine?
- Why do boys have to get the HPV vaccine?
- Why is the HPV vaccine recommended for adolescents?
- Can I Still Get the HPV Vaccine If I Am Older?
Materials in this section are updated as new information and vaccines become available. The Vaccine Education Center staff regularly reviews materials for accuracy.
You should not consider the information in this site to be specific, professional medical advice for your personal health or for your family's personal health. You should not use it to replace any relationship with a physician or other qualified healthcare professional. For medical concerns, including decisions about vaccinations, medications and other treatments, you should always consult your physician or, in serious cases, seek immediate assistance from emergency personnel.