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Dr. EMILIA MATOS
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Delayed Vaccines (Overview)

Delayed vaccines means a person is purposely waiting until he is older before getting the recommended vaccines. Delaying vaccinations is usually not a good idea because the person will remain vulnerable to getting the bad diseases until he gets protected by the vaccinations.


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What does a delayed vaccine schedule mean and is it better to vaccine children in the schedules already approved and recommended?

What does a delayed vaccine schedule mean and is it better to vaccine children in the schedules already approved and recommended?

Hard to be a parent: Unfortunately, the fraud of few discredited researchers has led many to avoid or delay vaccines.Playboy bunnies use their fame to offer alternative schedules. Sadly, the delay has led to avoidable deaths in the US. There is no schedule better or more successful than the one indicated by the AAP and your doc. Accept the junk science behind the anti-vaccine movement and your kid may die as a result. ...Read more

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Dr. EMILIA MATOS
11 doctors shared insights

Delayed Vaccines (Overview)

Delayed vaccines means a person is purposely waiting until he is older before getting the recommended vaccines. Delaying vaccinations is usually not a good idea because the person will remain vulnerable to getting the bad diseases until he gets protected by the vaccinations.


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Suggest me home tips to get rid of delayed and very frequent periods and to get regular periods.... ?

Suggest me home tips to get rid of delayed and very frequent periods and to get regular periods.... ?

Birth control pills: When women have frequent and irregular bleeding, a doctor after taking a history and performing a physical exam may recommend birth control pills. They prevent the woman's ovaries to produce hormones, while providing her body with the hormones she needs to have a regular cycle. ...Read more

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What are the medical reasons that prevent a person from taking vaccines?

What are the medical reasons  that prevent a person from taking vaccines?

A few: There are a few medical reasons not to receive vaccines, Some people have actual allergies to a component of a vaccine. (pretty rare). Also people with a suppressed immune system (from drugs or illness). Those with severe reactions to childhood vaccinations should probably not have repeat pertussis immunization which is the most likely cause. ...Read more

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What does a delayed vaccine schedule mean and is it better to vaccine children in the schedules already approved and recommended?

Hard to be a parent: Unfortunately, the fraud of few discredited researchers has led many to avoid or delay vaccines.Playboy bunnies use their fame to offer alternative schedules. Sadly, the delay has led to avoidable deaths in the US. There is no schedule better or more successful than the one indicated by the AAP and your doc. Accept the junk science behind the anti-vaccine movement and your kid may die as a result. ...Read more

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I would like some advice on delayed/selective vaccine schedule?

I would like some advice on delayed/selective vaccine schedule?

Avoid them: The standard schedule of vaccines is both safe and effective for infants and children. The spacing advised by Playboy bunnies and a few well meaning docs is cruel for no benefit. Good info can be found at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia vaccine information center. ...Read more

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Is it dangereous to delay child vaccine that is supposed to be given at 4 yrs age by a month or so? I think it is just one shot.

Is it dangereous to delay child vaccine that is supposed to be given at 4 yrs age by a month or so? I think it is just one shot.

No, but: It is fine to delay the shot if/when it would interfere with the other things you have going on. Sometimes we do after asking you about family members on chemo or other issues that would be important.But don't forget the need is still there to get these boosters to keep the kid safe. ...Read more

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Would it be a good idea to delay the HPV vaccine a year?

Would it be a good idea to delay the HPV vaccine a year?

Hard to say: You certainly delay any benefit from the vaccine if it is delayed or the series is incomplete.You provide no reason for considering a delay.Patients at my office can get the vaccine unless they have a significant illness during the visit. ...Read more

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Is it ok if a child delayed doses of DTP vaccine?

Is it ok if a child delayed doses of DTP vaccine?

Should not: The schedule of immunizations, as structured by the aap, gives the optimal timing of when immunizations should be given. While there is some latitude, they should be administered when recommended. To do otherwise leaves the child potentially susceptible to preventable infections, pertussis being an example--as recent outbreaks in areas of the country where the immunization rate is low or delayed. ...Read more

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What should be done if the last dose of hepatitis a vaccine is delayed?

What should be done if the last dose of hepatitis a vaccine is delayed?

Finish when u can: Ther is no maximum interval between the required two doses. So simply get the second dose whenever you are able. You do not need to restart the series. ...Read more

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