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What can I do if my teenager has not yet received the HPV vaccine?

If you haven't already had your daughter or son vaccinated for the human papillomavirus (HPV), it's not too late. Ask your child's doctor about getting the HPV vaccine. Take advantage of any visit to the doctor—such as an annual health checkup or physicals for sports, camp or college—to ask the doctor about what shots your preteens and teens need.

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