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How Long Does Rabies Vaccine Protect You
Consisting of killed rabies virus given to prevent human rabies infection which can be given before or after exposure. The current vaccines in the developed world are safe and produced in tissue culture whereas some older vaccines were produced with methods that could ...Read more
6 months : You will need to receive a second dose 2 months after your first shot, and a third dose 6 months after your first shot. You are not protected until you have received all three shots. Even with Gardasil you still need routine pelvic exams and pap smear to screen for cervical cancer. ...Read more
Confusing question: I'll assume you had the vaccine before pregnancy or early in life. If you have proper antibody levels to the viruses in the vaccine, it protects the fetus from injury or death if you developed the disease during pregnancy. Your OB can check antibody levels prior to any pregnancy & if normal you would not need another. ...Read more
Update: As of now in 2017 the new Gardasil 9 has added material that helps you develop antibodies against 5 additional strains of HPV that brings to 7 the cancer associated strains covered. As cited by Dr.Lopez, this is only helpful if given before exposure to the strains involved. Even though the vaccine helps, it will never eliminate the need to do periodic pap smears to detect early cervical cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
About 2 years: 2+ years.Get a more detailed answer ›
20 Years or more: Since experince with this vaccine in japan for twenty years and in us for 15 years , have shown that immunity lasts gor 20 or more years, how long only experience will tell. ...Read more
Immunizations: It usually takes about two weeks to increase immunity. ...Read more
???: Perhaps your question is, how long after rabies vaccine may I take my flu shot? The rabies vaccine is not a live virus. Some influenza vaccines do contain live virus. It is recommended that you wait 4 weeks between doses of live virus vaccine, but since rabies vaccine contains the inactivated virus, you may take your flu shot at any time. Good luck! ...Read more
2 yrs: In general, completion of the anti-rabies series will protect for exposures during the 2 years following completion of the series. Those in high risk professions are advised to get boosters or have an antibody titer checked to see if a booster is needed for protection to remain high. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Likely a lifetime: This question has many variables, but our clinical and scientific/experimental experience with these vaccines suggests that life-long immunity is likely. This is demonstrated by current recommendations of not needing booster doses, even when titers are zero in a person who has been fully vaccinated. These vaccines produce strong anamnestic responses in our bodies to confer longterm protection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on your past: It depends on your past immunization If you have had primary immunization with dpt pediatric vaccine 5 doses given before age 6.Then you need a booster every 10 years only Otherwise you start with primary immunization and booster after 10 years ...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
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