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A 22-year-old female asked:

If i got all my shots for hep and meningococcal and others ones i had to get when i was younger (born 1990) should i be safe against the diseases?

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Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Immunizations: The vaccines you received should provide good coverage for their respectives diseases; however; should be aware that sometimes even after vaccination you can still get sick and also for some vaccine you will need a booster dose for continued protection.
Dr. Leena Varughese
Pathology 13 years experience
Complicated: Once you are at a certain age Meningococcal vaccine is only administered to at-risk people. A blood test can be performed to quantify the level of protective circulating antibody to hepb easily and if they are present at a high enough level, you may not beed a booster.

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