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Catch Up Schedule For Immunizations
See below: Most infants are seen within a few days after delivery. Then normal visits occur at 1, 2, 4, 6, 9, and 12 months of age. ...Read more
Treat the allergy: I presume you have a very stuffy and runny nose during certain season. Sleep disturbance is often associated with nasal obstruction and i believe that your sleep quality will get better once you get your nose open. Unfortunately, the decongestant in otc medications often keeps one awake and you should ask your family doctor to try you on a prescription nasal spray. ...Read more
CDC: There are a list of the recommended vaccines on the center for disease control website-cdc.Gov. ...Read more
Yes: It is no problem your dr will adjust the shot schedule. ...Read more
When adolescents and adults are scheduled for their routine tetanus and diphtheria booster, should they get vaccinated with td or tdap?
Feeding schedule and sleeping schedule for a 7 month old n need to get a new routine for my son help?
IF you want your: Life back & get 8 straight hours of sleep yourself,U need to stop d night time feedings. Make sure u wake ur baby up every three hours during d day, burp, change diaper if needed & let ur baby fall asleep on his/ her own. Put ur baby down say at 10 pm & let ur little one sleep thru 6 am. Crying does not mean hunger. Easier way out to quiet a baby. If u continue, it will come back & haunt you. ...Read more
What happens if a child got 2 prevnar (pneumococcal vaccine) vaccines between the age of 2-11 months old but then didn't follow up with the third?
Incomplete series: There is likelyhood that the degree of protection afforded by the vaccine will fade sooner. The 3rd could be completed even when delayed over a year. ...Read more
Flu vaccine: The CDC recommends that all persons over the age of 6 months receive an annual flu vaccine. Flu shots are approved for use in pregnant women and people with chronic health conditions. There are only a few groups of people who cannot receive a yearly flu vaccine. more info can be found through the CDC: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/whoshouldvax.htm#annual-vaccination ...Read more
CDC: go to the CDC website for a complete chart. http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/hcp/child-adolescent.html ...Read more
No: Rotavirus is one of the main causes of diarrhea related deaths worldwide in infants & children. It is also one of the prime reasons kids in the US are hospitalized for dehydration. The vaccine has been effective in reducing these admissions within the populations that use them. However, they remain optional. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Primary/Boosters: Presuming you have had primary immunization with DPT vaccines in infancy or childhood, it is recommended to get tetanus booster every 10 years and because of resurgence of whoopin cough we do not use single tetanus vaccine but combination vaccine for adults called tdap, which has vaccine for tetanus, diptheria and whooping cough.If never vaccinated you need to start primary vaccination&boosters/10yr. ...Read more
Is it safe to receive 6 rabies vaccinations within a month? Completed primary 4 shot series, now being given 2 more boosters for secondary bat exposure shortly after primary series finished, per this facilities infectious disease dr. recommendation.
Shots: You're seeing an infectious disease specialist, someone with years of specialty training beyond a Medical School. Why would you seek opinion on this site from a urologist or an Orthodontist or a GP? If you do not have trust in your Specialists training and experience, seek 2nd opinion from a different infectious disease specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
mothers are pursuing delayed immunization schedule. Is there up to date recommendation that delayed immunization is better?
Absolutely Not: In fact, current studies demonstrate that not only is there no benefit to delay but the risk of the diseases occurring (pertussis or whooping cough) is statistically higher. Be wise and immunize on time. Remeber these recommendations are based on expert opinions and research. Trust the pediatricians, not the chiropracter or actress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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