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What is the earliest age to get shingles vaccine?

What is the earliest age to get shingles vaccine?

VARICELLA: Varicella-zoster vaccine is given at one year of age. After that, those not given shots can be given x2 at one month apart. ...Read more

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At what age are kids suppose to get vaccines?

At what age are kids suppose to get vaccines?

Vaccines : Immunization starts at day 2 of age, in the hospital, 1st hepatitis B, then 2mos, 4 mos, 6 mos, 1 yr, 15 mos, 18 mos, 4- 6 years, 11 yrs, 16 years of age plus annual flu vaccine. There are so many vaccines & some of them come in cominations such as pentacel, pediarix, pro quad so that helps reduce the # of injections & allaw them to be up to date with the immunizations. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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At what age do babies/children get the meningococcal vaccine?

At what age do babies/children get the meningococcal vaccine?

At 11-12 and boost16: Children are recommended to have ist dose at 11to12 years and booster dose at 16 ...Read more

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At what age can you get a mammogram?

At what age can you get a mammogram?

Screening mammo: According to the American Cancer Society, American College of Radiology, and others, annual screening mammography should begin at age 40. Screening may begin sooner if you are a BRCA carrier or are otherwise at high risk. I see you are 44, you should consider getting one soon. ...Read more

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What age should you get a tdap vaccine?

What age should you get a tdap vaccine?

AT 11 YEARS AGE AND : First dose of tdap is recommended at age of 11 years, and booster every 10 years. ...Read more

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At what age can you get breast cancer?

At what age can you get breast cancer?

Risk increases w age: There is unfortunately no lower age cut off for breast cancer. It can occur in the very young as well as in the mature and elderly. Typically the risk increases with age and screening for breast cancer for women of average risk begins at age 40. In my 23 yrs of practice, my youngest patient was 19 and oldest 92, but I have colleagues who have seen it even younger than that. ...Read more

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What age should babies get their first rotavirus vaccination?

What age should babies get their first rotavirus vaccination?

First dose: at two months of age. Then repeat at 4 months. Depending on which vaccine is used, may need third dose at 6 months. It is an oral vaccine. ...Read more

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At what age should you get your first cervical smear?

At what age should you get your first cervical smear?

See below: Age 21 is the usual recommended age, or within three years of starting intercourse, if your start sex early. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/pap-smear/my00090. ...Read more

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Will you get mumps at any age?

Will you get mumps at any age?

You Can: You sure can. Even immunized people will have the immunity wear off sometimes.But immunization is still the best prevention. ...Read more

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Is age 39 to old to get pregnant?

No: There are some increased risks to discuss with your doctor, but the majority if 39 year olds who get pregnant have health children. ...Read more

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What is the earliest age that people start to get menopause?

What is the earliest age that people start to get menopause?

It depends: If you are talking about natural menopause, without any other factors, typically it is 51-54. If you throw in smoking, then subtract about 5 years. There is a condition called premature ovarian failure, however, where women can enter menopause in their 20's or 30's. Why do you ask? ...Read more

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At what age should you get tested for cancer?

At what age should you get tested for cancer?

Depends: A woman should start having pap smears when she begins having sex. I urge breast self-exam early. Breast and colon cancer screening recommendations vary. I'm not a big believer in lung cancer screening for smokers or prostate cancer screening for guys beyond the physical exam. Everybody needs to watch their skin. ...Read more

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What is the youngest age you can get breast cancer?

What is the youngest age you can get breast cancer?

Depends: That depends on multiple variables like family history, genetics (brca gene), environment (cigarettes, alcohol), diet, etc. Please see this link for a more thorough explanation, and then you should discuss this with your doctor. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/breast-cancer/ds00328/dsection=risk-factors. ...Read more

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At what age is the youngest to get pregnant ?

At what age is the youngest to get pregnant
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Menarche: As soon as you start having your cycle, it is possible. This will be a different age for everyone. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Who can get gardasil? Can you be too young to get gardasil?

Who can get gardasil? Can you be too young to get gardasil?

Ages 9-26 years: Gardasil is a vaccine to prevent cancers and warts caused by 4 strains of hpv virus. It is approved for females ages 9-26 years. Recently, it got approved for males also. Since most genital area hpv infections are from sexual contact, girls younger than age 9 don't need the vaccine yet. Some doctors wait until girls are teens before giving the vaccine, as that is when sexual activities can begin. ...Read more

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What to expect for first cervical cancer vaccine?

What to expect for first cervical cancer vaccine?

Not too much: The hpv vaccine may cause a fair amount of injection-related pain both during and following. Because of that pain and perhaps oher risk factors a small number of women have fainted after rceiving it. Otherwise it is well-tolerated and quite benign. ...Read more