HPV Vaccine Recommended For Boys
October 26, 2011 by staff
What is the reason behind this recommendation? The panel believes that providing children the vaccine can prevent certain types of cancer and also can help protect girls from sexually transmitted disease.
The controversy stems from two concerns. First, the safety of this relatively new vaccine and secondly by the vaccination of children aged nine years, is almost encouraging them to have sex.
For some parents, it is much to think about.
Calabro Dana picks up his nine-year-old son of Franco after soccer practice, and check your sore fingers.
The health of your children is very important to her, but she admits to postpone the decision to get his ten-year-old daughter Gia HPV vaccine, and now a federal panel recommends that your child get well.
“As a mom I am always interested in anything to keep my children healthy medical advances, but as a person that I am not of those who take medications, including antibiotics for simple infections cold,” he said.
HPV or human papilloma virus is the number of sexually transmitted diseases in the U.S..
Five years ago, doctors began giving the vaccine to girls controversial to prevent cervical cancer.
Now they are saying it would protect children from genital warts and some cancers.
Health officials are recommending children receive the vaccine the same as girls, possibly as young as nine years old.
“If we have the opportunity to prevent cancer is to be taken,” said Claire McCarthy, a pediatrician at Children’s Hospital Boston.
She says about the safety of the vaccine, nationally, doctors have 35 million doses administered to children less than one percent who experienced adverse effects, with a minor.
In terms of promoting sexual relations between young children:
“His parents and what they teach their children and talk to your kids about what defines when they will go and have sex,” he said. “There is a vaccine.”
It will be a couple of years before the decision Calabro Dana getting the vaccine for her daughter and son, but rejoices that she has more time, knowing that it is an important decision.
“It’s not an easy decision or one taken lightly, but I think when the time comes I’ll talk to the doctor, do some research on my own, talk to my husband and then ultimately make the decision that is right for us. “
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