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Vaccines for Gay or Bisexual Men
Vaccines provide important protection for gay and bisexual men. Men who have sex with men have a higher chance of getting serious and even deadly diseases.
Getting vaccinated can help keep you, your family, and your community healthy.
Which vaccines are recommended for gay and bisexual men?
If you’re a man who has sex with men, talk with your doctor about recommended vaccines that protect against:
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
If you’re HIV positive, be sure to ask about any additional vaccines you may need. Learn more about vaccines for people with HIV.
Remember, you also need to stay up to date on your routine vaccines. Find out which routine vaccines are recommended for your age (PDF - 138KB).
Last reviewed: December 2017