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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajiva Goyal
33 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes.: Yes, if a vaccination is available for the disease.

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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Melaragno
44 years experience Pediatrics
No: Rabies does not appear in domesticated animals unless they 've been exposed to wild rabid animals. Would be more concerned about scratch infection so ... Read More
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Dr. Darrell Latva
41 years experience Podiatry
PROBABLY NOT: Domesticated cats and dogs are at low risk for transmission. But, as a famous ex-president said-"trust and verify." Have the owner show you proof of v ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
The infectious: Period for hepatitis a is before the individual becomes ill with the disease and many people are minimally infectious at the onset of illness. If the ... Read More
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Might be too late: But always good to be vaccinated in case of future exposures.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Doubt it: Rabies is uncommon in domesticated pets and certainly those with up to date rabies vaccination. The mouth of cats often do contain some invasive germs ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Usually, yes and yes: Since most of the population are heterosexual, most of the HPV spread is from man to woman or woman to man. So, of course we vaccinate both men and wo ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: The Hep B vaccines are all given as a series, so a single dose at birth would not be considered adequate for long term protection.If you received the ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
I don't think so: The usual ELISA antibody test for chicken pox/varicella is not especially sensitive; some people are immune but the test remains negative. A more sens ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aimee Barton
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No: You are still covered by the last vaccine, but you should have the bite checked out for signs of infection. Also, you should reevaluate what interacti ... Read More
A 13-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Low priority now: HIB or haemophilis influenza type B was the primary cause of bacterial meningitis in the 0-4 year old age group prior to wide use of the vaccine (earl ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Wouldn't hurt: You would remember the HPV vaccine if you had the series.It was not in wide use among males when you were 9-11 and we started giving it to young women ... Read More

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