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Hep A Vaccinations
Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more
No Hep A vaccine: I think you mean hep b. The vaccination schedule most often used for adults and children has been three intramuscular injections, the second and third administered 1 and 6 months after the first. Recombivax hb® has been approved as a two dose schedule for aged 11-15 years. Twinrix® has also been approved as a four dose accelerated schedule. This from the cdc. ...Read more
I have took 2 jabs of hep b vaccination. But I miss the 3rd jab due to some reason. And now ady passed 2months. I should retake all 3 jabs or how?
For hep b vaccination for 19 yr old for the 3rd dose (which he got early sept) is it ok to get in early march or should wait until exact after 6 month?
No: Nerve burning pain is more likely related to nerve injury, either from a pinched nerved in the spinal cord area or else from a condition called peripheral neuropathy. PN is often related to conditions like diabetes or can be a complication of drugs given by IV that may be used to Rx a life threatening condition or cancer. ...Read more
My 2yrold got a hep a vaccination this morning and now has been throwing up all night. What are the side effects of the vaccination?
Hj from massage parlor. Goin4 hiv test. Scared though b/c of getting final hep b vaccination 3 weeks ago and flu vaccine a week ago. Scared of false +.
Question is what: If the question is being afraid of a false positive test, best to wait the results of the test. ...Read more
Vaccine: Yes it is.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can smoking a cigarette have any effect on hep b and rabies vaccinations if smoked a few hours after the injection?
No: Look for another cause.Get a more detailed answer ›
If u have been vaccinated for hep a and b (twinrix vaccination -- the 3 injections), how unlikely would it be to contract?
Hep B cure: The best cure is avoiding the infection, and for that there is an effective vaccine. It is spread by contact with even a very small amount of blood. When you get hepatitis b infection, it is usually cleared by the body. Sometimes there is chronic infection. The vaccination doesn't cure help this. There are treatments that help some people get rid of the virus for good. ...Read more