Mackinaw Trail Pediatrics
Your Patient-Centered Medical Home
Mackinaw Trail Pediatrics is committed
to providing comprehensive, compassionate and personalized health care
to the children of Northern Michigan.
Why Vaccinate Against HPV at 11-12 yrs?
1.The vaccine produces better immunity to
fight infection when givin at younger ages
compared with older ages
2.Vaccination from HPV is much more
effective at preventing disease and cancer if all
three doses are administered far before
someone has their first sexual contact.
3. People who choose to have only one life time
partner can still get HPV if their partner has
had previous partners who were infected.
4. HPV vaccines is highly effective against HPV
types that cause most cervical cancers and
protects against 90% of HPV associated genital
5. Most people who become infected with HPV
do not even know it.