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Vaccinate yourself against HPV in Blekinge

Vaccinate yourself against HPV in Blekinge

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.

Cervical cancer affects more than 500 women every year. But a future without cervical cancer is possible. We can get there together. Get vaccinated today.

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
Lucky city
Calivagen 12

Ronneby Women's Health Clinic
Gotgatan 29

Women's Health Clinic Karlshamn
Lansmannswagen 1

Women's Health Clinic Solvesburg
Markatan 30

More information at 1177

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.

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Safe vaccine

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.

Two girls and a dog
Together we can eliminate cervical cancer. Photo: Sanna Percival