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What is the cost of getting a shingles vaccine?

What is the cost of getting a shingles vaccine?

$220 at Walgreens: Around $220 at walgreens, $250 at a doctor's office i visited today. If you are lower income, you might qualify for it under the merck vaccine patient assistance program. For an uninsured single person with an income less than $44, 680, the vaccine can be provided through the program provided you find a doctor's office which is willing to participate. Call 800-293-3881 for details. ...Read more

Shingles (Herpes Zoster) (Definition)

A painful blistering skin rash caused by the chickenpox virus (varicella zoster). Early treatment with antiviral medication (within 72 hours) lowers the risk of post-herpetic neuralgia, which is lingering skin pain after the rash disappears. ...Read more


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Does insurance cover the cost of the shingles vaccine?

Does insurance cover the cost of the shingles vaccine?

It should : Check with your insurer. Coverage varies depending on a number of factors including your age. ...Read more

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What's the average cost of a skin bleaching procedure?

What's the average cost of a skin bleaching procedure?

Depends: It really depends on what procedure you are talking about. There are prescription topical creams usually not covered by your insurance that can lighten your skin. The price varies depending on what pharmacy you use so i recommend price checking. There are also things that aestheticians and physicians can do but they tend to be more expensive. ...Read more

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What is the financial cost of getting laser resurfacing?

Several thousand: Cost depends on the type of laser used, skill and experience level of the doctor, and geographic location. Experience is the most important criteria in your search. If you call around your area and find that most doctors are charging within a certain range but one doctor is much lower, i would be very leery. Laser resurfacing requires a lot of skill and experience to perform well--do not go cheap! ...Read more

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What the risk of chiken pox disease at 28wk. Gestational?

What the risk of chiken pox disease at 28wk. Gestational?

No Harm at28 weeks: Most babies are born healthy even if their mother does get Chicken Pox during pregnancy Only chicken pox in first trimester(first three months of pregnancy) can affect the fetus But at 28 weeks there will be no harm ...Read more

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My son is 30 with no insurance. He has large sebaceous cyst right side of neck. I'm paying 148/150 cash for the removal. Need ballpark idea of cost p?

My son is 30 with no insurance. He has large sebaceous cyst right side of neck.  I'm paying 148/150
cash for the removal. Need ballpark idea of cost p?

Large neck cyst: If you are just simply wanting it incised and drained (with the risk for recurrence), you can call doctors in your area and inform them of your budget and see if any will be able to accommodate you. If you want it removed, the fees are much higher as the procedure takes more time and precision and involves more risk. With obamacare, your son should be able to obtain insurance for this. ...Read more

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What is the chance of getting tetanus from going barefoot at the beach?

What is the chance of getting tetanus from going barefoot at the beach?

Only if there isCut&: The Tetanus germ can only enter your body if there is a cut in the skin.And that too if you have not been actively immunized against Tetanus and your last booster was more than 10 years ago. So every one who is worried about Tetanus should get their DT or Tdap booster every 10 years as an adult if you had your active immunization as a child ...Read more

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How much does the allegry vaccine only from pollen rye cost in lebanon? During which season of the year must it be done? Julie

How much does the allegry vaccine only from pollen rye cost in lebanon? During which season of the year must it be done? Julie

Allergy vaccination: The vaccination is a long process and is usually given all year round, you need to check with a local doctor about pricing. ...Read more

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Does the cost of chin augmentation vary by location? Is chin augmentation always in the same price range, or is it cheaper in some parts of the country? .

Does the cost of chin augmentation vary by location? Is chin augmentation always in the same price range, or is it cheaper in some parts of the country?

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The : The cost of cosmetic surgery will vary in different parts of the country and also depends on the experience of your surgeon. We are all concerned about cost, but the best surgeon is not always the most expensive. Be sure to look at pictures of the results of all surgeons you consult. ...Read more

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Would a small surgery on the ear reduce one's chances of joining the military?

Would a small surgery on the ear reduce one's chances of joining the military?

Depends on type: “Current or history of chronic otitis media (382), cholesteatoma (385.3), or history of any inner (P20) or middle (P19) ear surgery (including cochlear implantation) is disqualifying.Myringotomy or successful tympanoplasty is not disqualifying. Current perforation of the tympanic membrane (384.2) or history of surgery to correct perforation during the preceding 120 days (P19) is disqualifying.” ...Read more

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What is the probability odds of getting West Nile virus from 1 mosquito bite under the elbow neat Fremont, CA (Bay area) where the virus was detected?

What is the probability odds of getting West Nile virus from 1 mosquito bite under the elbow neat Fremont, CA (Bay area) where the virus was detected?

West nile virus: You have to be bitten by the mosquito that has fed on the wild bird that is infected with the virus. Not all mosquitos will be infected. Symptoms to watch for is fever, headache, mental confusion, tremors , or paralysis. Very yound and very old are more succeptible. ...Read more

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Whats the price of acyclovir, without any kind of insurance?

Whats the price of acyclovir, without any kind of insurance?

You can use: Pharmacy Checker . com to get an idea of prices at different pharmacies. https://www.pharmacychecker.com/generic/acyclovir-prices ...Read more

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How does the price of having tooth pulled compare with the cost of a root canal/crown?

How does the price of having tooth pulled compare with the cost of a root canal/crown?

Wide range/depends: Just taking out the tooth can cost from $75 (?) to several hundred dollars for a surgical extraction. Root canal treatment / crown can cost from $1500 to several thousand dollars. ...Read more

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What's the cost of one veneer? can insurance cover it?

What's the cost of one veneer? can insurance cover it?

$800 - $2,000: On average, veneers can cost anywhere between $800 and $2,000 per tooth, depending on geographical location, individual cases and needs. Some insurance plan will cover this procedure and some will not. ...Read more

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"disabled" person-has to pay $1250 as" share of cost", what can he do , to get extensive dental work , done? Hi, professional person, 14 years ago had a "major stroke"--"-share of cost" is very high! only income comes, via social security disability, an

"disabled" person-has to pay $1250 as" share of cost", what can he do , to get extensive dental work , done? Hi, 
professional person, 14 years ago had a "major stroke"--"-share of cost" is very high!  only income comes, via social security disability, an

I : I don't know if this will be helfpul, but here is a list of dental groups in anaheim that provide free or low cost dental services. Community dental services inc anaheim - (714) 828-1211 anaheim, ca - 92801 dds inc anaheim - (714)491-9264 anaheim, ca - 92801 grand dental - (714) 828-3028 anaheim, ca - 92801 western dental services inc anaheim - (714)635-6000 anaheim, ca - 92802 n a dental corporation - (714)491-0082 anaheim, ca - 92801 california smile dental group anaheim - (714)826-9000 anaheim, ca - 92804 consumer health inc - newport dental center - (714)491-8441 anaheim, ca - 92806 anaheim community dentistry - (714)635-0855 anaheim, ca - 92806 state college dental group - (714)772-5005 anaheim, ca - 92806 jacks, scott, dds inc - (877)567-6453 anaheim, ca - 92806 altamed medical & dental group: anaheim lincoln - 714-780-5690 anaheim, ca - 92801 good luck. ...Read more

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Herpes Zoster (Definition)

Shingles (herpes zoster) is a painful, blistering skin rash due to the varicella-zoster virus, the ...Read more