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I am 32 weeks pregnant. Should I get the flu shot? I've heard mixed reviews. Never had the shot before.
Yes, yes, and yes: There are no mixed reviews. Influenza in the 3rd trimester of pregnancy is potentially life threatening event to your baby and you. You need to take the shot. My middle daughter is 29 weeks and just got her flu shot. Along the same lines, pertussis vaccine is recommended for you and those who may be involve in the care of your new infant. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: The vaccine is likely effective for anyone with a mature and competent immune system.Your listed age is 43, and that should apply. However, the original FDA approval was for age 9-26, and many health insurers will not cover this outside this age range.It is an expensive vaccine, requiring more than 20 years to develop and assemble the data to get FDA approval. ...Read more
Probably not: The vaccine prevents the 4 most common strains of the virus. There are more than 130 different strains. The ones in the vaccine prevent strains #16 and #18 (combined account for 70% cervical cancer) and strains #6 and #11 (combined account for 90% of genital warts). It is possible that the vaccine did not work but more likely you were infected with one of the strains not in the vaccine. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I have flu & my kids (9&6) have been exposed. They haven't had the shot yet. Will flu shots prevent sickness during incubation period?
I got the flu shot last sept. Ended up getting pneumonia for very first time in March. Should I get flu shot again this year ?
You have no immunity: If you have not had Chicken Pox as a child and no immunization for Varicella you have no immunity against Chicken Pox and are susceptible if exposed. To be sure you can get your titer checked and if negative it is never too late to get the Varicella Vaccine If the titers are positive that means either you had the disease in the past or had the vaccine Get the IGG Titers ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've only had 1 Depo-Provera shot ever and haven't got my second shot it's been almost 3 months since I was suppose to get it could I be pregnant ?
After being on Depo-Provera shot for 3 months, can i assume i won't get my period anymore? Just received my 2nd shot. Since starting shot had 2wk long period
I've been on the Depo-Provera shot for 3 years i've never a period my next shot is march 25. I got my period today. Is my shot still working?
Breakthrough bleed: Your magical depo shot was designed to suppress ovulation and the build up of a uterine lining so it's no surprise that you weren't having periods, however over time you can accumulate little bits of lining/endometrial tissue that reaches a critical mass where it then sheds. This can be normal add long as you're on time with all your injections. ...Read more
I have had 4 depo shots I received my last shot in august I had a normal period nov,dec,jan,feb but march its 2 weeks long what does this mean?
Could be depo: depo effect can take 6 months to a year to go it could be depo effect just wait and watch ...Read more
Im on claravis/isotreitnion. On last month of treatment but not 100% clear I've heard sum continue to get clear after finishing treatment ?True?
Claravis: Yes, skin can clear after finishing treatment with claravis. ...Read more
I've been spotting since I received my last Depo-Provera shot almost 3 months ago.I've been on the shot for almost three years..is this normal?
Common side effect: One of the most common side effects we see from Depo injections is irregular periods, which can range from varying cycle lengths, to very heavy or very light periods, random spotting, or no bleeding at all. Depo is an effective contraceptive but there is still a chance for pregnancy. I would rule that out. Also, with your long term use, be aware your bone mineral density can decrease drastically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got the flu shot last year, but I still got the stomach flu. Why should I bother getting it again this year if it doesn't work?
The flu shot protects against influenza, which isn't the same thing as the stomach flu (gastroenteritis): Gastroenteritis is an infection caused by a variety of viruses, including rotaviruses and noroviruses. Although it is often called the stomach flu, gastroenteritis is not caused by influenza viruses. Influenza attacks your respiratory system — your nose, throat and lungs. Signs and symptoms of influenza may include: Coughing, Congestion, Fever, Muscle aches. Gastroenteritis, on the other hand, attacks your intestines, causing signs and symptoms such as: Diarrhea, Vomiting, Fever, Chills, Headache, Body aches. You can reduce your risk of influenza and gastroenteritis by washing your hands often with soap and water, as well as disinfecting contaminated and frequently touched surfaces. The annual flu vaccine is the most effective way to reduce your risk of getting influenza. Two oral rotavirus vaccines are available for young infants — RotaTeq and Rotarix. ...Read more
I had sex the condom popped but we stopped immediately after .he did not ejaculate I was on depo shot but it ended 4 days ago . Should I worry ?
ASeriousFightBrewin: Let's use a 15th Century analogy; So,this Knight (let's call him Arthur) is attacking another Knight (named Sue).He is fully suited in armor,on a large horse, with a battle axe in one hand and a long spear in the other. The other Knight is naked, walking on his knees through mud, holding a dead carp.You are Arthur. Sue represents the chances he'll beat Arthur,declare victory, then get you pregnant ...Read more
Late receiving Depo-Provera shot, had unprotected sex but later got shot. Since then have been feeling differen't have received one shot since. Can i be pregn?
Unlikely: I say it's unlikely that you are pregnant, because most clinics will perform a pregnancy test prior to giving the depo-provera shot. Having said that of course if you became pregnant in a few days leading up to your shot, then the test could be negative but you are actually pregnant. Home pregnancy test could answer your question quickly. They are fast and accurate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've never had chicken pox but I have had shingles before, is it possible to still catch chicken pox?
No: If you had shingles, your body acquired the chickenpox virus at some point. It may have been very early or not had typical blisters, but you had it. Blood tests on 90%+ of adults who say they never had it show they did. You will not get chickenpox but may experience shingles again in your lifetime. ...Read more
Yesterday I found out I was being treated for gonerreah I have treatment 3 times shots in my side and I'm taking medicine how long till it clears up?
Is he medication (one time dosage) and shot supposed to clear my yest infection as well. ? The medicine was for clamydia
Post exposure rabies series unfinished after 3 rv shots due to animal being cleared and sent home. Am i still protected like pre exposure 3 shots?
I broke out in hives and went to the er. They gave me a few shots and they cleared up until the next morning. Nothings helping :(?
Antihistamines help: Your medicines from the er may have worn off. If they gave you prescriptions you should get them filled. Antihistamines such as Diphenhydramine (benadryl) or Cetirizine (zyrtec) should be taken continuously until your regular doctor can evaluate you. Be cautious of sleepiness with the use of around the clock antihistamines. ...Read more
WebMd says body clears HPV virus after few yrs. T or F? Does it go away 4ever? Dr dx w/hpv @22 but I got all 3 shots yrs ago b4 prot sex. I have gen w
Generally, yes. the: virus eventually clears up. However, the damage to the cells on the cervix in particular can be long-lasting and may eventually evolve in cervical cancer. Immunization against HPV protects against the most common strains that cause genital warts and the strains most likely to cause cervical cancer. But, b/c it doesn't protect against ALL strains, it's important to continue getting Pap testing. ...Read more
Husband broke out in hives yesterday all over his body, went to ER, treated with oral medicine & 2 shots, pretty much cleared up at ER. 2 hours later, he was covered in them. Suffered through them all night, and still has them now, as well as a very per
Probably allergic to: something that is still in his system. So initial symptoms were controlled by medicines but came back when they wore off. Was he given any oral medications to take, or told what to do if symptoms came back? If not, see your doc or return to the ED. Emergently if any breathing difficulty. ...Read more
My husband eyes have a clear thickness coming across his eyes. Looks like slime. His eyes always stays blood shot to?
See eye Dr: A persons eyes are too important, so i recommend having your husband see an ophthalmologist so he can get his condition properly diagnosed and treated. Best wishes. ...Read more
Probably yes, but...: You were treated for gonorrhea (the ceftriaxone shot) as well as chlamydia. Either or both probably now are gone. However, it is recommended that people wait at least a week before starting to have sex again, and then only with a treated partner. But if you just can't wait, or if partner insists, it probably won't hurt to have sex as long as the partner also has been treated and symptoms improved. ...Read more
Was meant to have depo shot but missed it, now have white/clear discharge, what could this be? Not had it before until now
None: Antibiotics are for infection. Depo shots are for contraception. These are two completely different systems in the body. The only way the depo will get out of your system will be to wait 3-6 months, and allow for it to naturaly be absorbed and eliminated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
For one week antibiotic treatment and a week of rest. Would a repeat X-ray shot be clear as result?
Incomplete question: X-ray of what ?Get a more detailed answer ›
Clear discharge right before my first cycle after first depo shot, has continued along with spotting. Is it from the depo?
In the 28w scan when they didnt get a clear shot of her spine the report said questionable sacrococcygeal open neural tube defect?
Get another scan: Scan quality varies with the equipment used and the experience of the tech.Some physicians spend most of their work day doing high resolution scans that are the most specific for determining what is going on.I would check with the OB and review the scan.See if a better scan is available or what else they can do to confirm what is going on. ...Read more
I have HPV-18. I have been cleared of all the other major STDs. I'm on my 2nd Gardasil Shot. Will HPV-18 go away or will I all ways have it?
I got my depo shot, and every time i do, a week later I have so much clear white discharge & end up with a perineum tear. Why? How to treat the tear?
Needs an exam: It sounds like you have a recurring genital ulceration. The timing with Depo is likely coincidental. The most common cause of a recurrent genital ulceration is genital herpes. A doctor needs to do an exam when the lesion is present to do testing.. Other causes are possible too but an exam will be needed to sort this out. ...Read more
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