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tetanus immune globulin medication

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
No difference: No difference.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Active vs passive: A tetanus shot is designed to stimulate protective antibodies that take 2-4 weeks to make and will remain active in the patient for a decade. The imm ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Tetanus immune: globulin is used for treatment of tetanus, whereas a "tetanus shot" generally refers to the vaccine or immunization given preventatively ahead of time ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Henry Selke
16 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Despite post-exposure therapy, you should seek medical care now because you could die from rabies. You need to be evaluated today so the doctor can de ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oliver Lawless
Specializes in Rheumatology
No: where is the bite and was it cultured for bacteria and sensitiviiy
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
IVIg, SCIg: Immunoglobulins are proteins that aour body produce with the major function of neutralizing microbes. They are also called antibodies. Some people are ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Both hep a vaccine and Immune Globulin are approved for post exposure prophylaxis. Choice depends upon host factors and availability.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Depends on dose: Immunoglobulin preparations are not checked if they have protective level antibodies anti-hepatitis a. Assuming that most blood donors have enough ant ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Immune globulin: The immune globulins are a class of blood proteins elaborated by the immune system to fight infection, and then remember the antigens of the infecting ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
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Yes.: They may be given intravenously, intramuscularly, or subcutaneously depending on the dose and usage.

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