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Doctor insights on: Can The Vaccine Cause Tetanus

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Vaccinations (Definition)

Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more


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Can the tetanus vaccine cause high fever?

Can the tetanus vaccine cause high fever?

Yes, but...: It is rare for anyone to have a severe reaction to vaccines. There will often be soreness or slight fever. Acetaminophen usually reduces the symptoms. If symptoms are severe, or last longer that 1-2 days, check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a reaction to the tetanus vaccine?

What causes a reaction to the tetanus vaccine?

Pobably the stress: Even a needle can distress some people. If there is an unknown risk factor (e.g. Minor genetic) it could be the "last straw on the camel's back". Overall good health is the greatest protection. ...Read more

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Could tetanus vaccine cause heart attack at all?

Could tetanus vaccine cause heart attack at all?

Tetanus vaccine: I would never expect the tetanus vaccine to cause a heart attack, but it is conceivable that someone could have a reaction to any vaccine and then suffer a heart attack. ...Read more

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Could tetanus vaccine cause heart attack & its impact on fetus?

Could tetanus vaccine cause heart attack & its impact on fetus?

Heart attack: It should not cause a heart attack. You could have an unusual reaction that could then cause a heart attack, but it would be rare. I don't understand about the fetus. Please clarify with more details in a separate question. I wish you the best. ...Read more

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Why do tetanus vaccines hurt so much more than other vaccines?

Why do tetanus vaccines hurt so much more than other vaccines?

Combined: Tetanus vaccines are never given alone - they are always combined with at least one other vaccine, diphtheria, and now often combined with pertussis as well. It is likely the combination vaccines that cause greater local reaction and thus the "pain" you experience with the vaccine. Make sure to move your arm around a lot after the vaccine. If you try to keep things too still, it'll hurt more! ...Read more

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Tetanus vaccines. Are different manufacturer's vaccines all just as good?

Tetanus vaccines. Are different manufacturer's vaccines all just as good?

Quality control: All vaccines licensed & sold in the US undergo a rigorous pre & postmarket review & manufacturers undergo constant monitoring. After entering the distribution pathway, proper handling of the material before administration can create a problem for quality & effectiveness. Each vaccine has a vulnerability to heat/ poor storage improper administration etc. I trust the vaccines more than some clinics. ...Read more

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Are there contraindications for taking metheltrexate and vaccines for hepatitis and tetanus?

No: Methotrexate will not generally affect the immune system to the extent that you would be unable to respond to vaccinations. Recommend you go ahead. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Immunization (Definition)

The body is artificially exposed to a dead or weakened organism of a type able to cause disease. The body fights the organism and learns to protect itself, so disease will not develop if exposed to ...Read more