It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 12-23-2007, 06:46 PM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: alaska
Posts: 1
mom2twounder2 HB User
Thumbs down Gardasil, now hand warts??

I began the 3 shot Gardasil series after my 2nd child was born in August... I noticed a small wart on my hand a couple months ago, and treated it with the acid at home. Immediately after that wart was treated, another wart appeared on the same finger. Now, after recieving the 2nd shot in the gardasil series, I have about 25 tiny warts on my hands! Eek! Is it possible that my body is reacting to the small amount of HPV in the vaccine? Is that why I suddenly have all these warts? Anybody else had this problem???

 
Old 12-25-2007, 07:25 AM   #2
Junior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Calgary, Canada
Posts: 41
Flourish HB User
Re: Gardasil, now hand warts??

Akk! Thanks for the heads up. I'm going to start my Gardasil (once I save up the money... it's expensive!) soon. My boyfriend has HPV and I want to be safe. If I have any of the same problems I'll let you know.

It almost certainly sounds like a reaction to the Gardasil. Have you asked your doctor about it yet?

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 12-30-2007, 05:13 PM   #3
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 5,390
Thisby HB UserThisby HB UserThisby HB UserThisby HB UserThisby HB UserThisby HB UserThisby HB UserThisby HB UserThisby HB UserThisby HB UserThisby HB User
Re: Gardasil, now hand warts??

I'd be really surprised if there were any connection. Of the 4 strains in the Gardasil vaccine, none of them are against the strain that shows up as warts on your hands - it's against 2 genital warts, and 2 non-wart strains that cause cervical cancer. Also, the vaccine doesn't contain anything live.

And Flourish, if your bf already has hpv, unless he has never touched you it is unlikely you don't already have it from him. Again, there are many strains and the shot only protects against 4. What kind does your bf have?

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Gardasil in HPV postive women LilyL21 Human Papillomavirus (HPV) 7 05-27-2010 10:25 AM
Gardasil causing rashes? Please advice fwheng Vaccination & Immunization 4 11-17-2009 10:23 AM
gardasil scam? worried... somegirl1 Human Papillomavirus (HPV) 1 05-22-2009 08:14 AM
Cervical Cancer/HPV/Gardasil question bobby777 Human Papillomavirus (HPV) 0 03-14-2008 01:42 AM
Hand wart question alone22 General Health 2 02-05-2008 03:11 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



Kali333 (12), Switch96 (11), curly fry (3), Titchou (2), Pickle Eyes (2), chronicworry (2), scared7 (2), tattoogirly (2), aqulit (2), hlowrie (1)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1168), MSJayhawk (1000), Apollo123 (899), Titchou (836), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (758), ladybud (748), sammy64 (668), midwest1 (665), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:15 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!