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Posted by: mandy | 2009-02-07

my daughter is 10 turning 11 in July


Hello Doc

my daughter is 10 turning 11 in July and git her periods
3 weeks ago.She got it again today.

Another lady said that when her daughter got it at 12, her doctor advised her to give her some injections that costs about R1000 Apparently this will prevent them gettings cysts and cancer etc

Please explain this

THanks
Mandy

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You may mean the HPV vaccine. This is a vaccination against the HPV virus which causes cervical cancer. It should be given to girls before they become sexually active.

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