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WillYourVoteBCounted Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-08-08 12:06 PM
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14. Ingredients in Gardasil include yeast & Borax/roach killer
In addition to using aluminum as an adjvant, there are some other ingredients to be concerned about.

Anyone who is allergic to the ingredients of Gardasil should not receive the vaccine.

Gardasil is fermented in giant vats of yeast paste, which means that anyone with a yeast allergy should not get the vaccine. The CDC's Vaccine Information Statement lists yeast allergy as a reason to avoid the vaccine, but the Patient Product Information on does not specifically mention yeast.

CDC info on HPV vaccination:
Some girls or women should not get HPV vaccine or should wait

Anyone who has ever had a life-threatening allergic reaction to yeast, to any other
component of HPV vaccine, or to a previous dose of HPV vaccine should not get the
vaccine. Tell your doctor if the person getting the vaccine has any severe allergies

Merck info on HPV vaccination (does not list yeast):
The listed ingredients are: "purified inactive proteins that come from HPV Types 6, 11, 16, and 18amorphous aluminum hydroxyphosphate sulfate, sodium chloride, L-histidine, polysorbate 80, sodium borate, and water for injection."

Sodium Borate:

Borax (from Persian burah), also known as sodium borate, sodium tetraborate, or disodium tetraborate, is an important boron compound, a mineral, and a salt of boric acid. It is usually a white powder consisting of soft colorless crystals that dissolve easily in water.
Borax has a wide variety of uses. It is a component of many detergents, cosmetics, and enamel glazes. It is also used to make buffer solutions in biochemistry, as a fire retardant, as an anti-fungal compound for fiberglass, as an insecticide, as a flux in metallurgy, and as a precursor for other boron compounds.

Here is what the medical encyclopedia of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the NIH has to say about sodium borate, another ingredient in Gardasil:

Sodium borate is the main ingredient in boric acid. (Powdered boric acid is often used to kill cockroaches.)

Sodium borate poisoning can be acute or chronic. Acute, accidental sodium borate poisoning usually occurs when someone swallows powdered roach-killing products that contain the chemical.

Poisoning may also occur in those who are repeatedly exposed to sodium borate. In the past, boric acid was used to disinfect and treat wounds. Patients who received such treatment over and over again got sick, and some died. Because boric acid is now known to be a dangerous poison, it is no longer commonly used in medical preparations. However, boric acid is contained in some vaginal suppositories used for yeast infections, although this is NOT a standard treatment.

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