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Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
No difference: No difference.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Active vs passive: A tetanus shot is designed to stimulate protective antibodies that take 2-4 weeks to make and will remain active in the patient for a decade. The imm ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Tetanus immune: globulin is used for treatment of tetanus, whereas a "tetanus shot" generally refers to the vaccine or immunization given preventatively ahead of time ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
38 years experience Family Medicine
Depend on the pet: Many pets have such a low instance of having rabies that rabies prophylaxis is not indicated. If the pet has a significant chance of having rabies the ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehul SHETH
18 years experience Pediatrics
No: It is not recommended to get treatment/prevention for rabies after being bitten by a cat.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
It works: Both Immune Globulin and the hep a vaccine are approved for post exposure prophylaxis, and they work. The choice between the two depends upon availab ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Platelets?: Was this diagnosed as a platelet issue or a vasculitis last time? What was your diagnosis? Regardless, you should be treated right away. I’d advise ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Get Hep B antibody: test. You can determine if you had Hep B vaccine by getting your blood tested for antibody to Hep B surface antigen. If you did take the required dose ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Both hep a vaccine and Immune Globulin are approved for post exposure prophylaxis. Choice depends upon host factors and availability.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Depends on dose: Immunoglobulin preparations are not checked if they have protective level antibodies anti-hepatitis a. Assuming that most blood donors have enough ant ... Read More

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