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Can You Get Multiple Travel Vaccines At Once
Yes, you can: You can get multiple vaccines at one--both for travel or otherwise. If you get the oral typhoid vaccine, however, you shouldn't take antibiotics at the same time...Antibiotics could kill the weakened, live bacteria in the oral vaccine before they have a chance to stimulate your immune system to make antibodies against typhoid. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Travel vaccines are vaccines used to prevent illness while traveling . They can range from flu vaccines to MMR to typhoid to yellow fever and so many more. Typically these are given at least 6 weeks prior to travel so that there is enough time for you to develop an immune response before you are potentially ...Read more
Vaccines for travel: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list Check out this interactive website! You can learn about which vaccines are recommended for travel to a particular area of the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) has a similar feature, and also has information about current outbreaks of disease. Local health departments generally admister them. Have a great trip and safe travels. ...Read more
Vaccines for travel: Travel vaccines are vaccines used to prevent illness while traveling . They can range from flu vaccines to MMR to typhoid to yellow fever and so many more. Typically these are given at least 6 weeks prior to travel so that there is enough time for you to develop an immune response before you are potentially exposed to an illness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Disease Protection: Travel vaccines are tailored to what diseases you may face in the countries you are traveling. Sometimes you may be facing typhoid, yellow fever, meningitis, and the like. There are a few universal ones and they include those you are at risk for in your very own home country, the usa. You should be protected from tetanus, whooping cough, measles, and probably hepatitis a and b amoung others. ...Read more
Is it mandatory to get vaccines when traveling to St. Lucia? i will be on an all inclusive resort.s
I had hep vaccines as a child, i'm 28 and want to travel more, will I need new shots? Will it last another 20 yrs? Should I get a + b, anything else?
I'm worried about the amount of aluminum in the 5 shots that my 2 month old is going to get. Is there a safer alternative for those 5 vaccinations?
No: safer alternative for vaccination, I appreciate your concerns, but more so would be the concerns of lack-of vaccination, your child is your responsibility either way, the risk of opting not to vaccinate far outweighs the theoretical risk of aluminum those irresponsible people write or advocate everyday, contraindications for vaccination with killed vaccines doesn't include risks of aluminum exposure ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't know: I wish i knew why people won't get the vaccine. Myths about vaccines causing problems, needle phobia, beliefs that this illness won't happen to me - who knows. Vaccines keep people alive. Millions dies in 1919 from influenza -we now have a vaccine, yet everyone does not avail themselves. As a pediatrician, i see kids get influenza and get very sick when their parents bring the germs home - how sad. ...Read more
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