Erin Stevens
Ask the Pediatrician
Q: Can we skip the HPV vaccine?A: Many parents find HPV vaccination to be a particularly challenging topic as they struggle with the idea of thier child receiving an injection related to sexual health.But the vaccine — which is given during elementary school — is recommended to prevent multiple types of cancer in adulthood for both males and females. What is HPV?The human papillomavirus (HPV for short) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. It’s so common, in fact,... more