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Q: How can you boost your immune system to fight HPV?

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The HPV vaccine is a good way to boost your immune system to fight HPV. People who are vaccinated are less likely to get genital warts, cervical cancer, and several other cancers caused by HPV. Keep in mind that HPV vaccines do not protect against human papillomavirus infection already present at the time of vaccination.

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  1. HPV Vaccines. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/hpv/parents/vaccine.html 
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