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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes and No: Yes, all states have some form of requirement for vaccines for a child to participate in public schools. Some vaccines are required under those rules ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: All the routine vaccinations approved in the U.S. For use in children and adults are effective in preventing diseases. However, vaccines are not 100% ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Several ways: Routine vaccinations are given as shots, nasal sprays, or orally (capsules or liquids).
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
What is your questio: Your question is not understood How can you help who? after vaccination on who?
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Deadly choice : You can vaccinate with a safe and effective vaccine or not. Vaccination can protect a patient from death, encephalitis or fatal pneumonia. Texas has s ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Hib vaccine: Hib vaccine by itself is given at 2, 4, 6.And 15to 18 months in four different shots in single dose each time.It also comes in combination with dpt, p ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Nothing more than ..: Local pain at the injection site. Very infrequently, though, some individuals who get too many tetanus shot experience serum sickness-like symptoms, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Not until 6-8 wks: The first dose of DPT (diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis) vaccine is typically administered at 2 months of age.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
No: Information about thimerosal since 2001, with the exception of some influenza (flu) vaccines, thimerosal is not used as a preservative in routinely r ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
No: The diphtheria proteins used for PCV-13 (Prevnar) are not antigenic for diphtheria. That means they are not recognized by the body to produce an immu ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
POST exposure: Previously unvaccinated people should receive the vaccine intramuscularly at 0, 3, 7, and 14 days. For adults it is given in the deltoid area; for ch ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: All children over the age of 6 months should get the flu vaccine.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: All vaccinations have some degree of discomfort.It is similar to others and not the worst by any means.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Yes, lifetime risk of hepatitis b infection for an average human is at least 5% and its a virus that causes liver failure, need for transplnt, chronic ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Vaccinations are not "fatal". Vaccinations are fine for almost everyone in the community, except a few people with immune system disorders and a few w ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Some do: In my state the local school districts are awarded subsidy funds based on daily censis. They have responded to data showing that the school is less li ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Measles vaccine: Very very important. This potentially deadly disease has been virtually eliminated in the USA, but is now making a comeback because people are not ro ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience in Child Psychiatry
No: According to the cdc, no association between MMR and autism. There was a theory that the thymersol preservative was contributing to autism, but the au ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Not mandatory: But highly recommended.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
Good product: Not dangerous.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
31 years experience in Pediatrics
YES!: The hib vaccine protects babies and infants against a type of bacteria which can cause meningitis and death. When i started my medical training, it wa ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
NO: It is not alive attenuated vaccine.

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