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Yes: The vaccines are only important if you dont want to risk your child dying from Hib or pneumococcal disease... These diseases are real, they are prevalent and, let there be no doubt, they are deadly. Don't screw around with Hib and pneumococcus, protect your child. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Female 83. Started itching in one spot on hip. No rash. Kidneys, liver good. Pancreas atrophy. All vaccines current. No new meds or detergents etc.
I had this lump a week ago on my hip, it didn't hurt, it just itched. 2 days beforehand i had gotten flu vaccine, mmr, tetanus, and hepatitus b shots.
I was bitten by a pet dog on hip area 3 days back, wore jeans,no puncture wounds or bleeding but I have headache .should I take rabies and Ats vaccine?
Rabies transmission: Per the Centers for Disease Control: The most common mode of rabies virus transmission is through the bite and virus-containing saliva of an infected host. Though transmission has been rarely documented via other routes such as contamination of mucous membranes (i.e., eyes, nose, mouth), aerosol transmission, and corneal transplants. Without puncture, your risk is exceedingly low. ...Read more
Yes: Vaccination programs are one of the biggest success stories in medicine in terms of impact on health and mortality rates. Vaccinations have wiped out smallpox, reduced global polio by 99%, and are estimated to save 2 million lives every year from death secondary to preventable infectious disease. Few if any medications can claim such success. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Biological memory: For some viral germs like measles that never change, the body holds memory of which antibodies to make to prevent it for decades if not a lifetime. Shots for some bacteria like tetanus, seem to do this for up to 10 years.Some germs like the flu adapt/change their form every year or 2 and yearly vaccines are more helpful. That is the wondrous way a healthy body works. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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