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Should people get a hipitis B shot?

Should people get a hipitis B shot?

Probably: Hepatitis B is an effective vaccine and all children have been routinely vaccinated since 1991. For adults the usual recommendation is to vaccinate if there is any risk of exposure (healthcare workers, people with immunodeficiency, etc). More recently the vaccine is being offered to all adults. ...Read more

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What does the t stand for in the DPT shot?

What does the t stand for in the DPT shot?

Tetanus: Is the "t" in both the dtap vaccine for infants & children from 2 months up to 7 years of age & the tdap for people from 11 up to 65 years of age. ...Read more

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I am going to nicaragua what shots do I need?

I am going to nicaragua what shots do I need?

CDC.GOV: See one of the on-line travel sites. The cdc.Gov has a great traveller's site. ...Read more

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What could happen if someone was shot? Could they live?

Possibly: It depends on things like where they were shot, the type of bullets used, their base-line health, blood loss and available health care/ emergency treatment. ...Read more

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What is the shot the you need if you touched rusty metal?

What is the shot the you need if you touched rusty metal?

Tetanus: While there are multiple forms of the vaccine, what you seek is a vaccination against tetanus, a disease caused by a bacteria common in the soil and on rusty metal. See a doctor or your local health department to get vaccinated. ...Read more

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What are the chances of surviving being shot in different parts of your body?

What are the chances of surviving being shot in different parts of your body?

Hard: To say. Depends on which parts of the body and persons overall health and the availability of trauma care. Seek help if contemplating suicide or homicide ...Read more

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Who needs a Measles Shot?

Who needs a Measles Shot?

MMR indications: The measles vaccine, commonly combined with immunization against Mumps and Rubella, is recommended to be administered at 1 year and 4 years of age. People who have been inadequately vaccinated according to this schedule and who have been exposed to the measles should be vaccinated within 72 hours to help prevent transmission. ...Read more

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Does the priapus shot work?

Does the priapus shot work?

Highly questionable: I would encourage you to research this very carefully. I believe that most of us in urology, who routinely treat erectile dysfunction and sexual dysfunction, believe this is a sham procedure. ...Read more