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Why get vaccinated against HPV

Who can get the HPV vaccine for free?
Why are HPV vaccines important?
How well do HPV vaccines work?

HPV vaccine safety

Are HPV vaccines safe?
Do HPV vaccines cause serious side effects?
I heard the HPV vaccine can cause infertility. Is this true?
Is it safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding to get the HPV vaccine?

HPV vaccine & sexual health

Do women still need Pap tests if they get the HPV vaccine?
Do HPV vaccines promote earlier sexual activity?
Should I get the HPV vaccine if I'm already sexually active?

HPV vaccine schedule

How many doses of the HPV vaccine are needed?
Why are HPV vaccines routinely given at such a young age?