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How Many Doses Of D Ta P Vaccine Are Needed
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
I had dtap vaccine last year and only 3/4 of dose went in. A bit squirted on my arm. Will i still be covered?
Just got dtap vaccine and a lot of the vaccine liquid sprayed out where the needle and vial connect. They had to give me half of another dose.Why did that happen?
Vaccine issue: Would think the needle was not securely fastened to the hub of the syringe. That would be my guess. Not uncommon, but should not happen. WHen one does an injection, must take their time and do it well. Sorry that happened. Hope this helps. Best of luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
AskYour Doctor(Tdap): DTap Vaccine is given to children younger than age 7 only.It is pediatric vaccine given at 2-4-6 and 15 to 18 months&booster4 to6years age Tdap is vaccine given to children 11 years to 19 years of age and to adults. Tdap is given to adults only once in life time.Only exception is in pregnancy it is adviced with each pregnancy You getDTvaccine every10years If you never had tdap Vaccine ever get it ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on variables: The benefit provided by this combination vaccine is maintained when you complete the primary series and boosters when appropriate. Most complete their primary series in childhood, with a booster in early adolescence. Many adults now get the TdaP once in midlife if they are going to be around young infants to decrease risk they could carry pertussis to a baby. ...Read more
You received DTap?: DTap is given up to those under age 7 years and first licensed for use in July 1996 ( you would have been too old I think) Tdap is used at age 11 years & above. Both vaccines contain inactivated forms of Diphtheria, Tetanus, & Pertussis (Whooping Cough). Tdap has smaller dose of the diphtheria & pertussis portion of the vaccine. Booster every 10 years important to maintain immunity. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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