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How Many Dtaps Do You Need
I got a td shot on July 13, 2015 can I get a tdap in October, 2015? I need the dtap to be able to get in the NCIU to see my grandaughter.
Absolutely!: It is perfectly safe and thank you for thinking of the safety of your granddaughter and the other kids in the NICU by getting protected against whooping cough (the "p"). By the way, at your age you should not get dtap, but Tdap. Same vaccines but different quantities of the vaccine components to provide someone your age with the right amount of each. dtap is for children under age 7. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How many days after a dtap vaccination should we wait before an 15 hour plane trip with a 6 month old baby?
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
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