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How do I get vaccination records?

How do I get vaccination records?

From your doctor: The doctors keep Pediatrics Records till age 21 in some states and 24 in other Adult records have to be kept for 7 years from the last encounter The records are destroyed after that But you can get blood test done to show your immune status ...Read more

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Immunization (Definition)

The body is artificially exposed to a dead or weakened organism of a type able to cause disease. The body fights the organism and learns to protect itself, so disease will not develop if exposed to ...Read more


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Wanted to know where can I get records of proof for my vaccine shots?

Wanted to know where can I get records of proof for my vaccine shots?

Your Doctor(School): At your age it must be difficult to get records from your Pediarician.You can try the school nurse and if that is not available than only choice of proof may be blood test to check for immune status ...Read more

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How do I get access to my personal health record?

How do I get access to  my personal health record?

Ask your doctor: Usually your doctor provides information about the process of this in his/her practice, when you become a patient. In general, you can receive a copy of your record by requesting it in writing. Depending on the type of doctor and the problems you've been experiencing/treated for, your doctor may want to go over this with you in person. S/he decides about this by considering your best interests. ...Read more

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How would I get my personal medical records?

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How would I get my personal medical records?

Call doc office: Call your doctors office and ask for the records, sign an authorization for release- you should be able to get them. ...Read more

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How can I get my medical records?

Usually easy: Usually your provider will provide copies based on whatever the state regs allow them to charge, some will give them to you free and some provide a personal health record that allows you to download a copy. ...Read more

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How do I get access to my personal health records from my family doctor?

Just ask: Just ask your family doctor for a copy of your health record. You can also request to have it sent to another professional if you want. ...Read more

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I want to adopt. How do I get medical records of the child?

I want to adopt. How do I get medical records of the child?

Open/confidential: Use of an adoption agency or voluntary adoption registeries helps with issue of confidentiality. Try this website, adoption.Org for needed information. Your healthcare provider can also, help but more with anticipatory guidance on health and emotional issues inherent with adoption . Records from international adoptional may not always be reliable so be prudent with information provided. ...Read more

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Dominican . 26 yrs old, i don't have my inmunization records. What shots do I need?

Dominican . 26 yrs old, i don't have my inmunization records. What shots do I need?

Vaccination: Please download the schedule from this link: http://www.Cdc.Gov/vaccines/schedules/schedulers/adult-scheduler.Html. ...Read more

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Adolescent health help needed. How do I convince my son to get HPV vaccine ?

Adolescent health help needed. How do I convince my son to get HPV vaccine ?

Parenting: I recommend it to all patents prior to age of intercourse. Parents do not need permission to vaccinate minors. It is your oblgation to protect the children. ...Read more

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I need proof of vaccinations in order to attend college. However, I can not verify my rubella vaccine. What can I do?

I need proof of vaccinations in order to attend college. However, I can not verify my rubella vaccine. What can I do?

Titers: If you do not have documentation of your rubella vaccination, you can have a blood test done to determine your "titers". This will show if you have adequate levels of antibodies against rubella and prove that you are immune. Colleges will usually accept this as proof of immunity. ...Read more

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My parents refuse to get an x-ray. What do I do?

My parents refuse to get an x-ray. What do I do?

Not your Job: It is not your job to tell any other human how to live or what to do for their health care. It is your job to express your concern but you have to leave it at that. It is their responsibility to live their lives as they see fit. ...Read more

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Do I need to get my baby vaccinations?

Do I need to get my baby vaccinations?

Deadly choice : Vaccines prevent illness & death.In spite of the misinformation put out by vaccine haters, they are safe & effective. Cases of whooping cough (pertussis) have increased in the us from ~2500 in the mid 90's to over 15000 per year due to increases in unvaccinated infants & children. This has resulted in > 30 preventable deaths, primarily in kids <6mo. Deaths attributed to dapt in the same period =0. ...Read more

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Where do I go to get tested for gonorrhea? I am in college and don't want it on my record or insurance.

Where do I go to get tested for gonorrhea? I am in college and don't want it on my record or insurance.

VD clinic.: Or call around to find clinic or dr. Who will do the test anonymously and let you pay directly. Please inform any sex partners if test is positive. ...Read more

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How can I get access to my personal health records from my doctor?

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You can ask: Your doctor should be able to provide your personal health records when you ask for it. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get medical records if I don't know what hospitals I was at?

Can you tell me how to get medical records if I don't know what hospitals I was at?

You can try: contacting your health insurance carrier to determine where you received treatment, then contact the specific facilities. ...Read more

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What to do if i didn't want my kid to get autism, so i refused the MMR for him?

What to do if i didn't want my kid to get autism, so i refused the MMR for him?

Sad for your kid: You took a myth created as fraudulent research by dr wakefield (who lost his license because of the fraud) and now leave your child susceptible to an illness that can kill him.We are now finding genetic errors in kids with autism that are present at conception.There is no link to the mmr, although their are many that continue to push the idea. It is sad that parents are caught up in this battle. ...Read more

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Can my physician test my labs for HIV/AIDS without my knowledge or do they need my consent first?

Can my physician test my labs for HIV/AIDS without my knowledge or do they need my consent first?

Part of main consent: If a patient consents to being cared for by a particular doctor or clinic, that main consent covers pretty much everything. That means the doctor can ask you questions, listen to your heart, check your ovaries, do an EKG, check your HIV status, etc..., without asking for your consent over and over again. There is no longer anything special about an HIV test, in the overall picture of medical care. ...Read more

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How do I obtain my personal medical records without going through the hospital since they charge?

Try Through ur PCP: It is not unusual to charge for medical records. You can check with your state medical board for the fees allowed. You can also try obtaining the records via your pcp. ...Read more

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How do I tell my teacher that I stole the exam for my frat?

Be honest: Be honest, be aware you broke the law, take the examination in a honest way, your teacher my forgive you, if you promise never to repeat again. ...Read more