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Is it ok for pregnant women to received a DPT vaccine?

Is it ok for pregnant women to received a DPT vaccine?

Yes: Acip recommends that pregnant women who have not been previously vaccinated with tdap should get one dose of tdap during the third trimester or late second trimester (after 20 weeks gestation). If not administered during pregnancy, tdap should be administered immediately postpartum. Instead of DPT ideally tdap or td should be given. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What can be done if your pregnant and you have never got the measles vacine?

What can be done if your pregnant and you have never got the measles vacine?

Which measles: But which ever one just try not to catch it so you need to be diligent and stay away from sick people or places where people who have the disease are. The good thing is , is that most people in the us have had the vaccine but with increased immigration that is not always the case. ...Read more

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I infected hpv genital wart since 3 years ago treated wd cryo now i have no visible wart idont know it go or not.im 26 old im prgnant can i get vaccin?

I infected hpv genital wart since 3 years ago treated wd cryo now i have no visible wart idont know it go or not.im 26 old im prgnant can i get vaccin?

It might be 2 late: Ideally, the HPV vaccine should be given prior to age 26 and in a non pregnant state. Since you are pregnant and have already had the HPV infection, you may already have antibodies circulating that may help you minimize a subsequent recurrence. ...Read more

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Is the gardasil vaccine bad for women?

Is the gardasil vaccine bad for women?

No: It is a safe and effective vaccine approved for men and women between the ages of 9 and 26. ...Read more

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Can the hpv procervic(genticel) can be used in men as for women as the therapeutic vaccine once if its clinically approved?And when willit be approved

Can the hpv procervic(genticel) can be used in men as for women as the therapeutic vaccine once if its clinically approved?And when willit be approved

Pending approval: GTL001 (ProCervix) clinical trials are still underway and it looks as if the trials are only available to women. I would imagine if the trials go well, that it would eventually be tested and offered to men. Women are at risk for cervical cancer and thus it makes sense at this point to test and administer the vaccine to women first. ...Read more

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Vaccines are available for which INCURABLE diseases? female , 19 yrs

Vaccines are available for which INCURABLE diseases? female , 19 yrs

Vaccinate to Prevent: Certain vaccines do prevent incurable diseases such as polio and hepatitis B however vaccines also prevent treatable diseases that have a high rate of associated serious illness and death such as whooping cough, certain pneumonias, and more. These illness are highly contagious and can spread among people rapidly. Prevention by vaccination works. See your Doctor for the complete list of vaccines. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Vaccinations (Definition)

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


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