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A 39-year-old member asked:

would a doctor give me a vaccine without my consent?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera answered
Pediatrics 28 years experience
No: They have to have your consent. Or, the consent of a legal guardian, if under 18 years of age.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
NO: NO DOCTOR WILL GIVE YOU ANY VACCINE WITHOUT YOUR CONSENT

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When should I start scheduling vaccine appointments?

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Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Before leave hosp: Make appointments for your first few well-baby checks (including the 2 month visit, when most office vaccine schedules begin), while you're still in the hospital.
A 22-year-old member asked:

Who recommends this vaccine?

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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
What one?: What are you asking about?
A 21-year-old member asked:

How safe is this vaccine?

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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Which one?: Not sure which one you mean...
A 21-year-old member asked:

Can the vaccine cause tetanus?

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Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics 26 years experience
No: No, it is not possible.
A 21-year-old member asked:

How effective is this vaccine?

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Pediatrics 22 years experience
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