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Can you get multiple travel vaccines at once?

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 more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Travel Vaccines (Definition)

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


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Where can I get travel vaccines?

Where can I get travel vaccines?

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

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What is the definition or description of: travel vaccines?

What is the definition or description of: travel vaccines?

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 more

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What are the necessary travel vaccines? What vaccines are necessary for travel?

What are the necessary travel vaccines? What vaccines are necessary for travel?

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

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Is it safe to get travel vaccines while pregnant?

Is it safe to get travel vaccines while pregnant?

Depends on vaccine: It is best to consult a travel medicine/infectious disease specialist to see which vaccines are recommended for the area you plan to travel to. Some vaccines contain live organisms and should not be given to pregnant women. ...Read more

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Is it mandatory to get vaccines when traveling to St. Lucia? i will be on an all inclusive resort.s

Is it mandatory to get vaccines when traveling to St. Lucia?  i will be on an all inclusive resort.s

Check this link: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/saint-lucia?s_cid=ncezid-dgmq-travel-single-001 Have a nice trip

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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 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?

Find new information: If you will go to the current cdc website listings you can review current needs for anywhere in the world. See:wwwnc.Cdc.Gov/travel/. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Had shingles at age 27, i'm 40, should I get a vaccine now?

Had shingles at age 27, i'm 40, should I get a vaccine now?

Zostavax: The fda approved varicella-zoster vaccine (zostavax) for adults age 50 ; older. Talk with your physician about getting it at an earlier age. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are people scared to get the free h1n1 vaccine?

I'm wondering why are people scared to get the free h1n1 vaccine?

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