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How Long Does A Rabies Shot Protect You
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Ten years: Ten years is the recommended time period for repeat immunization with tetanus toxoid. If, however, in the intervening time period you sustain a serious injury with the potential for introducing Clostridium tetani into your wounds, you should have repeat immunization if it has been five years since the last. Clinical tetanus remains a rare disease in the USA. ...Read more
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If you get an anti tetanus shot how long does it last? I mean how long before you have to take another one?
Tetanus Shot: A series of shots are given during childhood, but thereafter a booster shot is needed every 10 years, but as a practical matter, when I see people in the urgent care center with wounds or punctures, I recommend a booster if they cannot remember when they last had a booster. Better to be safe than sorry. ...Read more
6 months : You will need to receive a second dose 2 months after your first shot, and a third dose 6 months after your first shot. You are not protected until you have received all three shots. Even with Gardasil you still need routine pelvic exams and pap smear to screen for cervical cancer. ...Read more
Define "good": The flu strains mutate often & each year the predominant strains change. The flu vaccine is developed yearly using 3 strains that are circulating & already causing "flu" in so many places that a they are expected to continue.The vaccine stimulate production of antibodies to the included strains that last for years. But the flu mutates so often, last years vaccine is unlikely to stop this years flu. ...Read more
Don't: There is no reason to wait between these vaccines.They can be given the same day and give protection as well as if separated. ...Read more
For how much time does rabies vaccine provide protection? I think i was scratched by a stray dog.
Wash First: Clean the scratch with soap and water for a good 5 minutes--then head to emergency room. Even vaccinated you may still need rabies vaccine, just not as many doses and just no rabies immune globulin. While dogs are less risky as rabies carriers they are making a comeback in some areas. This is a decision that will have to be made at a local level, with the involvement of your animal control office. ...Read more
How long does a rabies booster last for protection? And how long does a post exposure last cause I've heard it doesn't last as long as a pre exposure
1-5 years : Boosters vary in efficacy by type, the most effective can last 3-5 years, but most need to be boosted yearly. Check with ...Read more
FewMinutesTo2to3days: Most of the time Tetanus shot given as DT or Tdap as combination shot with Diptheria and Pertussis only causes pain or discomfort at the time of injection.But some times you can get a reaction to the shot with little swelling at the site of injection and hurt may last 2to3 days In children it is always given as DPT and also given with 2or3 other shots and hurt may be due to multiple shots 2to3days ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A day or two: Most of the time, side effects are a mild swelling and a dull ache that sets in later that day and continues for 2-3 days afterwards. Sometimes a fever develops that night or the next day. Other shots may have delayed side effects but the tetanus vaccine side effects set in fairly quickly. ...Read more
Depends on your past: It depends on your past immunization If you have had primary immunization with dpt pediatric vaccine 5 doses given before age 6.Then you need a booster every 10 years only Otherwise you start with primary immunization and booster after 10 years ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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