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how long does a meningitis shot last for

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Immunizations can have side effects like the ones you are experiencing. They normally go away after a day or two.
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Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Multiple immunizatio: It is common after having multiple immunizations to have generalized body aches. This should subside after several days.

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
33 years experience Preventive Medicine
At least 3 to 5 yrs: According to the research presented by the advisory committee on immunization practices (acip), which is one of the most research-based groups out the ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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I don't think the: meningitis shot reaction is related to the itchiness.Sometimes,after a shot,one can develop a local reaction,like you have described.This is just a lo ... Read More
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
PLENTY OF ALTERNATIV: Es in your case. Discuss this with your doctor during your college physical.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Vaccines: A tetanus immunization should be given every 10 years and currently contains a small dose of diphtheria toxoid and pertussis protection. The meningoco ... Read More
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Many : Many people report "not feeling well" after recieving a flu shot, as well as after recieving a meningitis vaccine. The most common reaction is sorenes ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Current recommendation is for the first Menactra vaccine at 11 years of age and a booster at 16 years of age.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Kids ages 11 - 18: 2 doses of menigitis shots (meningococcal conjugate vccine mcv4) are recommended for kids 11 - 18, with the 1st at ages 11 or 12, and a booster at 16. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Your doctor: You can obtain meningitis immunization from your primary care provider. If you do not one, some pharmacies may provide them.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Which meningitis shot are you referring to? Tis also depends on you health status. Talk to you doc.
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