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Could the pps vaccine make you sick?

Could the pps vaccine make you sick?

Pps Vaccine side eff: Pps vaccine in 50% of cases there may be slight redness and soreness at the site of injection.And in 1% of cases there may be fever.Chills and malaise lasting foe 2 days. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Immunization (Definition)

The body is artificially exposed to a dead or weakened organism of a type able to cause disease. The body fights the organism and learns to protect itself, so disease will not develop if exposed to ...Read more


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Whats pps vaccine?

Whats pps vaccine?

Pps vaccine: Pps vaccine is pneumonia vaccine for adults and older children.It is 23 valent, means it protects against 23 types of pnemococcal bacteria. ...Read more

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Can the pps vaccine make you sick?

Minor: One can not get pneumococcal disease-no. Minor achiness, fever and soreness are somewhat common. ...Read more

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Is there a free immunization program in every state?

Is there a free immunization program in every state?

Generally Yes: Call your local county health department for local information regarding these programs. ...Read more

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Is there any free or low cost immunization program in california?

Is there any free or low cost immunization program in california?

See link below: Check out the immunization page of the california department of health for information http://www.Cdph.Ca.Gov/programs/immunize/pages/default.Aspx. ...Read more

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Can the hep b. Vaccine really be necessary for those entering a veterinarian program?

Can the hep b. Vaccine really be necessary for those entering a veterinarian program?

Hep b: Any secondary education typically require vaccines as you will be exposed and exposing yourself to others. ...Read more

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Could i still need varicella vaccine for cna program if?

Could i still need varicella vaccine for cna program if?

No: You don't need it if you've had chickenpox or a prior vaccine. They may require a blood test (anti-varicella igg) to prove immunity. ...Read more

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I'm required to have the flu vaccine to enter the nursing program at my university. I've never had it before & i am scared. Is it really safe?

I'm required to have the flu vaccine to enter the nursing program at my university. I've never had it before & i am scared. Is it really safe?

Usually safe but...: Most doctors feel the benefits outweigh the risks but I'm not so sure. For a discussion of side effects see http://tinyurl.com/qf8meos (it's interesting to read the comments). Serious side effects are rare but mild transient side effects are common. But it doesn't really work that well.See http://tinyurl.com/lncpvly & http://tinyurl.com/odsandq Be sure to get single dose shots without thimerosal! ...Read more

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How should I go about getting immunization records?

Varies: Most states require docs to keep records for a specified length of time. In my state, this is until they turn 21 and have not been in for 7 years. My staff can retreive data if we have it. After the specified dates, the records are shreaded.If not available in the office, old school records can also have the data.Some states have a registry, but people must opt-in for their data to be stored. ...Read more

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Who would have my immunization records if I lost mine?

Who would have my immunization records if I lost mine?

Schools and Doctor: The record may be available from your school system. Yor doctor should have them. And some states have a state immunization registry. And ask your parents. ...Read more

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Dr. Nada HANA
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Immunization Programs (Definition)

Immunization programs are usually government programs to provide immunizations to children, regardless of the ...Read more