Hello girl in Bleaking! You born between 1994 and 1999 are currently offered the HPV vaccine for free. When you get vaccinated, you protect yourself from cervical cancer.
Vaccinate yourself even if you have been vaccinated before
It is important to get vaccinated even if you have received the HPV vaccine before. The vaccine used now (Gardasil9) provides better protection than what was used in the past.
Studies indicate that it is safe to take the new vaccine even if you have taken the previously used vaccine (Gardasil4).
Sweden could be first in the world With the elimination of cervical cancer. But time is short if we want to reach the goal. Your contribution is needed now.
More about vaccination
You have been invited for HPV vaccination and HPV self-testing at the Women's Health Service in Blekinge. Your recall states at which of the receptions described below the vaccination will be performed.
Receptions in Blekinge where vaccination takes place
Women's Healthcare Center Karlskrona
Ostra Kvarnjatan 4
Lekbe Women's Health Clinic
Ronneby Women's Health Clinic
Women's Health Clinic Karlshamn
Women's Health Clinic Solvesburg
That's how things go
You receive the vaccine by injection into the upper arm.
The most common side effect is that you can feel pain where the injection was given. You may also feel a little red or swollen in the same place.
When you get vaccinated, you also get an HPV self-test to use afterward. Self-test is necessary to check if you already have an HPV infection in your body that needs follow-up.
More than 100 million doses of the vaccine have been administered worldwide, and it has been thoroughly tested in clinical trials.
Studies have looked at severe side effects, such as serious injuries and illnesses, and there is no evidence of such side effects.
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