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How Often Do You Need Small Pox Vaccination
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
If i was vaccinated against rabbies, small pox and tetanus in 1985 do I have to get it all re done now in 2013? Are there any other vaccines ?
Yes Tetanus&Rabies: You could not have had Smallpox Vaccine in 1985 as we do not vaccinate against Small Pox as it was completely wiped out from this world and there is no need to use this vaccine any more Rabies vaccine is only recommended if you are travelling in the Rabies infected area or high risk exposure to animals and is not advised as routine vaccine Tetanus&Diptheria&(whooping cough)you need a booster now ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No, not smallpox: Small pox has been eradicated, meaning it no longer exists in our daily lives. Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine a red spots rash to see what it might be. Sometimes rashes are related to medications, viral infections, or allergies. One should bring to the doctor a list of all medications used in the month before the rash appeared. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is none: There is no common groung.Small Pox is caused by Vaccinia virus and Herpes Gladitorium is caused by Herpes Type 1 virus which commonly causes oral herpes or cold sores and is common in wrestlers. Small Pox has been wiped out and we do not see this disease any more and we do not vaccinate against it any more ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Last month i had a small pox, eventhough its over it leaves marks on my body especially on my face, is there is any cream/ointment to remove it?
Can not be Smallpox: Your question may be that you had Chicken Pox.Small Pox has been eradicated from this earth and there has not been a case of Small Pox reported since seventies for scars left from Chicken Pox you may try vitamin E cream and glutatuione.Or consult a Dermatologist for prescription cream or laser resufacing ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Jenner and Cow pox: In the late 1700's jenner observed that milkmaids seldom got smallpox and noticed many had localized healed lesions of cowpox on their hands.In 1796 he inoculated a kid with material from a cowpox blister producing a mild illness.He later did the same with smallpox and the kid was not infected. See a full writ up at www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc1200696. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have a minor case of eczema on each foot, risk would i be taking if i got a small pox shot?
Not at all: First of all Small Pox Vaccine is not given and has not been given to anybody since 1971 in USA before you were born. But to answer your theoretical question there will be no risk at all.Small Pox Vaccine was one of the most succwssful vaccine of our time and the second most successful is polio vaccine Small pox has been wiped out ...Read more
What do you recommend if I have a minor case of eczema on each foot, risk would i be taking if i got a small pox shot?
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