You may have heard about HPV (short for human papillomavirus) before, but have you considered how serious it could be for your child later in life? Gardasil 9 has been approved by the FDA for use in girls and young women 9 to 26 years of age for the prevention of cervical, vulvar, vaginal, and anal cancers caused by HPV. GARDASIL 9 is also approved for use in boys 9 to 15 years of age for the prevention of anal cancer caused by HPV, precancerous or dysplastic lesions caused by HPV, and genital warts caused by HPV
For more information about HPV from ACOG (American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology) click here. For information about Gardasil 9 check out Merck’s website here .