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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Tetanus every ten: Td booster, tetanus should be every ten years, influenza yearly, review of hepatitis immunization is also recommended. Please check CDC.gov for an upd ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Annual flu: influeza vaccinations annually and tetanus every 10 years.
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Dr. Steve Choi
21 years experience Family Medicine
Well done: Looks like you're doing all the right things. I would include yearly Influenza and Tetanus booster with Tdap if it has been more than 5 years.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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See ID: See an infectious disease doctor. I'll check an HIV test, titers for mycoplasma, valley fever (if in southwest), legionella and other test. Id doctor ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Immune suppression: Check for vitamin deficiencies and complete a full battery of immune system tests including hiv, complement system, thyroid function tests, complete b ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Shingles and pneumon: Not usually. They can be related as shingles usually comes out in a period of low defense like when when has a pneumonia.
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Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Watch closely: In many cases, a person getting over the flu, develop a what is called a secondary pneumonia. This occurs when the respiratory lining, damaged by the ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many ills: Looks like it is time to see an immunologist and get your immune system checked.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Two vaccines togethe: Yes there is no contraindication to that.In pediatric age we give multiple vaccine on the same day some times as many as 6 vaccin.
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
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4 weeks apart:: "In a randomized clinical study, a reduced immune response to Zostavax as measured by gpELISA was observed in individuals who received concurrent admi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Lungs: Crackles in your lung indicate pneumonia. A rash would be present if you have shingles. Be reassessed. All the best.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Ask your doctor: Most people with normal immune systems and general good health do not benefit from prophylactic antibiotics. Particular medical advice is best given ... Read More
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A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds ok: One can ask her doctor about a new shingles vaccine (Shingrix) which is not a live vaccine, so cannot cause a viral infection. Also, the High-Dose flu ... Read More

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