HPV Blog Posts

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4 Reasons Not to Freak Out About Your Positive Herpes Test

Herpes is one of the most stigmatized, feared, and misunderstood sexually transmitted infections (STI). We test many patients for herpes at our OBGYN offices in Queens and Long Island, and we get lots of positive results, which understandably cause lots of anxiety for affected patients. In this blog, we’ll break it down for you. Bottom line: There’s no need to …

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HPV Vaccine Update: Now Indicated Up to Age 45

A new age group can now benefit from the HPV vaccine, Gardasil 9. The original Gardasil vaccine was approved in 2006 for preteens and young adults up to age 26.  In 2018, the FDA approved a new and updated Gardasil vaccine for men and women age 27 to 45. The new guidelines are a huge step forward in protecting people …