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Condition: Prevention of Cervical Cancer due to Human Papilloma Virus
11/14/2008 7:29:11 PM

Reviewer: Floridagirl, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I got my 1st shot when I was 20 with my 1st pap test. I was hesitent on getting it but I am glad I did. I have had no side effects. I have had all 3 shots. I do have a tip for all of you who are thinking about getting it. My tip is rub the cite of injection after the nurse does it for at least 5 mins. My arm was so sore for 3 weeks after i got the 1st one. I didnt want to move it. If you rub it an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevention of Cervical Cancer due to Human Papilloma Virus
11/6/2008 4:52:13 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I hated this shot. I just started my first one a while ago. I was in the worse pain ever afterwards for a typically shot. The day the injection, I got horrible hives on both of my arms that itch like no other. Then my groin started itching uncontrollable along with my back (almost like the worse sunburn ever). Lastly I got a bad cough later and sternum pain. I reacted pretty bad to this shot.

Condition: Prevention of Cervical Cancer due to Human Papilloma Virus
11/6/2008 10:02:33 AM

Reviewer: Unwell In Jersey, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I am 25 years old and just received my 2nd shot. I had bad side effects from both shots.. A few minutes after the injection, I became dizzy, extremely lightheaded, weak and off balance. Fatigued is a mild term.. I felt unwell all together, and had difficulty driving after. My Dr. insisted I get these shots, although I have already been diagnosed with HPV, as a way to prevent other strands of th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevention of Cervical Cancer due to Human Papilloma Virus
10/1/2008 10:18:24 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have had all three shots and have had no side-effects yet. I had the last shot in August 08, is there still a possibility of the serve side-effects (fainting, low blood pressure, becoming paralyzed) still?

Condition: Prevention of Cervical Cancer due to Human Papilloma Virus
9/28/2008 8:57:07 PM

Reviewer: MN, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I wrote back on 5/19/08 about my 16 yr old daughter. She has since been hospitalized again for fainting and now low blood pressure. Is this reaction going to be long term??? Her current Doctor informed us "she is one of the lucky ones. She isn't parallyzed!!!!" Please research this vaccine heavily before making the choice that could severly affect you/your childs life! I sure w ... Show Full Comment

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