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can you get pneumonia after pneumonia shot

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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Most would delay giving a vaccine to anyone with a worrisome febrile illness.Not because it would be harmful but to monitor the patient for a febrile ... Read More

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Yes.: The pneumonia vaccine helps prevent several types of bacterial pneumonia but there are lots more germs, both bacteria, viral and fungal that can cause ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Pneumonia is a generic term for a condition caused by many different germs. The pneumonia you had may have been triggered by a different germ than the ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Pneumovax: Nope. Go ahead and get the shot. It will not hurt to have had it twice.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
20 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: It is highly recommended.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
18 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Not really: But it can be normal to have mild flu-like or cold symptoms. This is just the body's natural immune response after getting the vaccine that can make s ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Prevnar: I see no reason he should not get a vaccination.
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A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
Good idea: But try to do safely. Right now avoid public spaces and crowds. Try to access health care by phone or virtually and be advised as to your next step so ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diana Metzger
30 years experience Cardiology
Normal immune system: Pain at the site of an immunologic injection (vaccine) is usually showing that your immune system is working well and the vaccine is having its desire ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
CDC says...: According to the cdc: "routine influenza vaccination is recommended for all women who are or will be pregnant (in any trimester) during influenza sea ... Read More
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