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Doctor insights on: Periods And Gardasil Shots

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Hep b vaccine series, final shot effective after 6+ months of first shot. True?

Hep b vaccine series, final shot effective after 6+ months of first shot. True?

Yes but...: Only in young infants. Forolder chiildren and adolescents, doses may be given in a schedule of 0, 1, and 6months; of 0, 1, and 4 months; or of 0, 2, and 4 months. ...Read more

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Gardasil work after one shot?

Gardasil work after one shot?

Protection delay: It takes the body 2-3 weeks to develop protective antibody to a vaccine. This would apply to the gardisil. The first dose would start the process, but long term protection would require completion of the series. ...Read more

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Depo shot heavy bleeding?

Depo shot heavy bleeding?

See below: You should talk to your doctor about starting a birth control pill. ...Read more

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Does Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) provide protection against pregnancy?

Does Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) provide protection against pregnancy?

It's a contraceptive: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) does provide contraception protection for about 3 months as placed subcutaneously. No contraceptive is 100% so protected sexual intercourse in recommended. Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) does not protect against veneral diseases, hpv, or hvi. ...Read more

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Gardasil injection late for 3 weeks still effective?

Yes: A delay of a few weeks or months in the 3 shot series will not stop the booster effect from happening. ...Read more

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Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) one day before sex?

Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) one day before  sex?

Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) is: Effective immediately in preventing pregnancy if given during the first five days of menstruation. Best wishes! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/women/birth-control-depo-provera. ...Read more

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Is lupron 11.25 mg shot the same as Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Definitely NOT: Lupron is the trade name of leuprolide, an antiandrogen medication used for a variety of ailments including prostate cancer. Depoprovera is the trade name of Medroxyprogesterone also used for a variety of things including prevention of pregnancy. Lupron comes in a depot form, Lupron depot which probably led to the question. ...Read more

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4th dose of anti rabies vaccine received 2 hours later again exposure can 4th dose of rabies vaccine effective or vaccine another shot next day? again

4th dose of anti rabies vaccine received 2 hours later again exposure can 4th dose of rabies vaccine effective or vaccine another shot next day? again

NO: It is not enough to rely on a previous vaccine after exposure to rabies. There are specific protocols involved in the treatment after exposure and all require two or more doses of vaccine. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Yes can u get pregnant after 1 depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot?

Yes can u get pregnant after 1 depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot?

Most likely not: Not if the injection was given as directed by the manufacurer. Given the 1st inj only during the first 5 days of a normal menstrual period, only w/in the first 5 days postpartum if not breastfeeding, or only at the 6th postpartum week if exclusively nursing. ...Read more

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Two months pregnant is the flu shot safe?

Two months pregnant is the flu shot safe?

Yes: If you are pregnant it is safe to get a flu shot which contains dead flu virus. You should not receive the nasal spray which contains a live but weakened flu virus. ...Read more

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I think i only received two shots of the gardasil vaccine am i still protected against hpv?

I think i only received two shots of the gardasil vaccine am i still protected against hpv?

Probably not: The recommendation for gardisil is all three vaccines within 6 months. There are no studies to suggest you will be protected after only 2 shots. The good news is, you don't need to start over, even if the time for your 3rd shot has passed. Call your physician and make an appt for your final vaccine. Best of luck to you! ...Read more

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How soon can I have intercourse after taking Progesterone shot, Pregnyl shot or the Follistim shot.

How soon can I have intercourse after taking Progesterone shot, Pregnyl shot or the Follistim shot.

Depends: You will typically ovulate about 36-8 hrs after the Pregnyl shot. The timing of when you should try though depends on what procedure you are doing, IVF, IUI, etc and different centers have different instructions for their patients. It is best to check with your clinic / fertility doctor. ...Read more