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should celiac get shingles vaccine

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
Multiple: You can either get it through your providers office, a health department, or a local convenient care establishment.
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Dr. Tara Passow
39 years experience Dermatology
Pharmacies/clinics: Some pharmacies, like walgreens, offer the vaccine. Also many medical clinics gan give the vaccine. It's best to make sure they have it in stock befor ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Over 50: It is recommended for adults over 50 to prevent developing shingles.
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Most: People 60 and over except if immunosuppressed or pregnant. Fda recently approved it for 50 and up.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Shingles vaccine: Your pmd should be able to get this for you.
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: It depends on your age, your medical condtition and your indication for this immunization. It is generally recommended for those 60 and over but is n ... Read More
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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Approved at 50 y/o: Zostavax, the shingles vaccine, is approved for those over 50 years of age.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Shingles vaccine: Currently the recommendation for shingles vaccine is a single dose to those age 60 or older. However, as we have found with many other vaccines that i ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Yes: You could get a mild case of shingles.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: But, it may not be covered by insurance. Many insurers cover it starting at age 60. I could help boost your immunity and is probably worth the expense ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yunus Motala
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Vaccine can be taken: A person who has had shingles can have the vaccine. however the vaccine is approved for people age 50 and above. You are 41 -so the answer would be no ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
One dose after 60: The cdc at this time recommends one dose for people over the age of 60. Their investigations into the need for booster shots have not yet shown an adv ... Read More

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