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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Not until 6-8 wks: The first dose of DPT (diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis) vaccine is typically administered at 2 months of age.
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
See Below: Usually @ 2, 4, 6, 12-18 months, a booster is given.And remember, we use the dpat now, seperately or in combination, not dpt.
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Starts at 2 months: DTaP Vaccine first dose is not given till the age of two months.The following is the schedule for DTaP Vaccine 2-4-6Months 3 shots 15to18months 4-6 Y ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Vaccine schedules: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/ Schedules vary by age and previous immunization status. The CDC updates immunization schedules annually on th ... Read More
A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
48 years experience Pediatrics
Not to worry: Getting vaccines delayed by 3-4 weeks is of no great concern. Ideally the vaccines should be given at the times when they are recommended. But due to ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Get in soon: The recommended schedule is based on giving the vaccines as soon as they can be effective to prevent diseases that could be devastating.Whooping cough ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes i do. My kids got it and my grand kids now are getting it. I think it is irresponsible both as a parent and physician not to recommend it. All the ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
30 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Premature infants get vaccination as per their chronological age. Premature infants needs a higher calorie formula. Pediatrician follows their growth ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
22 years experience Pediatrics
Less Benefits: Alternative vaccination schedules offer less benefits than they do risks. The recommended schedules have been well researched and studied, and offer ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Why extra pain days: Having done this now for >3 decades I have witnessed the increasing amounts of anxiety in nervous parents who don't know who to believe about vaccines ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Mcgranahan
24 years experience Pediatrics
Give on schedule...: ...Since all of the research on the safety and effectiveness of the immunizations presumes they are being given as they were originally tested. Chan ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Special diet, etc...: For metabolic disorders, the genetics specialists at a children's hospital is the best source of help. The site http://www.Newbornscreening.Info/paren ... Read More
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Dr. Nadia Ghattas
48 years experience Pediatrics
Rota virus vaccine : There is 2 kinds of rota virus vaccine one is given in 2 doses at 2 & 4 mos of age & the other in 3 doses to be completed before 6 mos of ag ... Read More
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