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Can I come up positive for HPV ?

If I get the gardasil vaccine, can I come up positive for HPV even if im negative ?
Sat, 20 Feb 2010
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No. The vaccine is to give you protection against HPV, and not to give you HPV which will show positive test results.. iF the test shows positive that means that you are already infected, not necessarily due to vaccine.

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