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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 you get hepatitis if you have had the vaccines?

Can you get hepatitis if you have had the vaccines?

Yes: The vaccines offer you the best available protection against the specific form of hepatitis they are for. However, there are many forms of hepatitis for which there are no vaccines and these may occur in anyone.An example is the toxic effect of an overdose of Acetaminophen or a variety of chemicals. Illnesses like mono and mumps also often have a mild hepatitis. ...Read more

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How long after getting varicella vaccine you can get pregnant?

How long after getting varicella vaccine you can get pregnant?

At least 1 month: Since varicella is a live virus vaccine, it can hang around in your system for 4 weeks after administration. And since the worst effects of varicella exposure may occur in the first trimester (also right before delivery), it is best to make sure that month has completely gone by to be sure. Start taking your Folic Acid supplement now if conception is in the near future. ...Read more

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Vaccine shots; what are the consequences if you get your hepatitis a vaccine but don't get hepatitis b shot?

Immunity only Hep A: If you had 2 shot series for hepatitis a you are immune from that viral illness for life. There is a combination hep a/hep b vaccine but it sounds like you were not offered that choice & were started on hep a vaccine alone. Talk to your provider about adding hep b vaccine series now as a series of three doses. ...Read more

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Can you get chicken pox after getting the shot?

Can you get chicken pox after getting the shot?

Vaccine rash/risk: There are a small percentage of people that will break out in an atypical rash a week or two after receiving the weakened varicella virus injection. This is not true wild chickenpox but a "chickenpox lite" since it is a weakened virus.There will be fewer blisters.An estimated 10-15 % kids with a single dose remain at risk of cpx while a booster done later drops that to <5%. ...Read more

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Can you get vaccines soon after antibiotics?

Can you get vaccines soon after antibiotics?

Yes, you can:: antibiotics do not affect your ability to get a vaccine. They will not affect how the vaccine works or cause side effects. However, you cannot get vaccines while on steroids, so if you are taking a steroid, you should speak to your doctor. You often need to wait a month before getting a vaccine after a course of steroids, in order for the vaccine to be its most effective. ...Read more

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How soon after a tetanus, diphtheria and polio vaccine can you consume alcohol?

How soon after a tetanus, diphtheria and polio vaccine can you consume alcohol?

No restrictions: There are no specific restrictions in regards to getting dtap/tdap or polio vaccines and drinking alcohol. There is nothing specific about a restriction of alcohol intake in relation to these shots at all. ...Read more

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Can you get hepb without getting virus?

Can you get hepb without getting virus?

No: Hepatitis B is a virus, as is hep A and Hep C. The kinds of illnesses they cause are different. ...Read more

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Where can I get a hepatitis vaccine?

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Where can I get a hepatitis vaccine?

See below: Hepatitis a & b vaccines are provided at any primary care doctors' office or at city health department. ...Read more

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Can someone with hep b still get the vaccination?

Can someone with hep b still get the vaccination?

Not for HepB: Some one who has already Hep B infection the vaccine will do nothing and is not indicated But all other Vaccines can be given ...Read more

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How often are you supposed to get the hep a & hep b vaccine?

How often are you supposed to get the hep a & hep b vaccine?

SeriesOfShotsOnlyOnc: You need series of shots for both only once in life time according to the recommendations by CDC Hep A is given series of two shots 6 months apart Hep B is given series of 3 shots Second shot after one month and third after six months of 1st shot According to CDC both these vaccines give long term protection possibly lifelong ...Read more

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Can you still get pneumonia even after getting the vaccine?

Can you still get pneumonia even after getting the vaccine?

Yes: The Pneumovax only lowers the risk to a particular organism causing pneumonia ( that is strep pneumonia) you can still get infected with other germs and even variants to the strep germ. ...Read more

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Can you get fatigue after receiving rhogam shots?

Can you get  fatigue after receiving rhogam shots?

Sure.: Immunoglobulin administration is meant to modify your immune system's response to fetal antigens and can certainly cause some mild fatigue along the way. ...Read more

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Hepatitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the liver, which can be caused by many things, such as alcohol overuse, excess sugar consumption, viral infections, autoimmune disorders, certain medications, ...Read more