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How many dtap vaccinations does my baby need?

How many dtap vaccinations does my baby need?

5+: A typical child will receive the dtap vaccine at 2, 4 and 6 months and then again at 12-15 months and again at 4 years. The tetanus booster for a previously up to date child will occur at 10-11 years of age and every 10 years thereafter. ...Read more

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Dtap (Definition)

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How many doses of dtap vaccine are needed?

How many doses of dtap vaccine are needed?

Six: Dr kwok's answer is correct, but in addition, a tdap booster is recommended to be given at least once to all adults. ...Read more

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I received an adult dtap booster shot two years ago. Do i need another booster?

I received an adult dtap booster shot two years ago. Do i need another booster?

No: If you completed the dtap primary series in the past, an adult booster will be effective for 10 years . Those who work in occupations that bring you in contact with the soil & inflict cuts & abraisions on a regular basis, the tetanus may need renewal after 5 yrs. ...Read more

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What is tdap and dtap, and why is the difference needed?

What is tdap and dtap, and why is the difference needed?

DifferentFormulation: Dtap is the pediatric vaccine given to children from 2 months to 6 years of age Tdap is given from 11years on and adults Both are different formulation ...Read more

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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 more

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Will i need a dtap vaccination if I have had the DPT vaccination?

Will i need a dtap vaccination if I have had the DPT vaccination?

Yes: New recommendation is that every one receive the dtap vaccine to help prevent the resurgence of pertussis which is a serious respiratory infection. ...Read more

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How to tell if i need the dtap vaccine again?

How to tell if i need the dtap vaccine again?

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 more

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Do you think I'll need the dtap vaccine again if I've already had it?

Do you think I'll need the dtap vaccine again if I've already had it?

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