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How Long Is A Tetanus Shot Good For
5-10 yrs: The tetanus shot we are use to is generally considered effective for older kids & adults for no less that 5 years in most situations and 10 for some. Infants with immature immune systems start a 6-8wks & are boosted every 2mo for 3 doses then at 12-15 mo for primary protection. Those whose activities(play or work) involve repeated incidental wounds may benefit from a booster after 5 yrs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Immediately: Both can be given on the same day or separate days.There is no reason to delay one or the other. ...Read more
Define "good": The flu strains mutate often & each year the predominant strains change. The flu vaccine is developed yearly using 3 strains that are circulating & already causing "flu" in so many places that a they are expected to continue.The vaccine stimulate production of antibodies to the included strains that last for years. But the flu mutates so often, last years vaccine is unlikely to stop this years flu. ...Read more
Short acting lidocan: less than 90 minGet a more detailed answer ›
Usually a lifetime: If hepatitis a and hepatitis b vaccines are provided in the standard manner recommended--receiving all the required doses (boosters) and spaced out appropriately, then a significant degree of protection should last for a lifetime. There are some exceptions and exclusions to this statement based on individuals with specific immunodeficiencies and as to whether the vaccines were stored properly. ...Read more
How long after treatment for hypothyroidism would it take for a person to feel in good health again?
See below: It may take a month or longer before everything seems normal. ...Read more
Testosterone: Most administer every two weeks. Injections of testosterone provide the least physiologic blood levels of all dosing methods following administration. Typically there is a very high level followed by an abrupt decline over the next week or two. It is the cheapest, but least effective way to administer. ...Read more
How long does a rabies booster last for protection? And how long does a post exposure last cause I've heard it doesn't last as long as a pre exposure
1-5 years : Boosters vary in efficacy by type, the most effective can last 3-5 years, but most need to be boosted yearly. Check with ...Read more
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