Contraindications are the following:
- HPV vaccine is contraindicated for persons with a history of immediate hypersensitivity to any vaccine component, including yeast.
- The precaution to HPV vaccine is a moderate or severe acute illness with or without fever. Vaccination should be deferred until the condition improves.
HPV vaccines are not recommended for use during pregnancy. If a person is found to be pregnant after starting the vaccination series, the remainder of the 2 or 3-dose series (depending on the age of first HPV vaccination) should be delayed until completion of pregnancy. Pregnancy testing is not needed before vaccination. If a vaccine dose has been administered during pregnancy, no intervention is needed. You can find more information about HPV vaccine and pregnancy in the ACIP recommendations at: www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr6305a1.htm.