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Dr. Peter Bernstein
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Rubella (Definition)

An infectious disease caused by a virus. It is also known as German measles or three-day measles. Symptoms include an initial flu-like illness followed by a rash on the face that spreads to ...Read more


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Do vaccines prevent sepsis?

Do vaccines prevent sepsis?

Certainly!: Vaccines are distinct biological triggers that "teach" our immune systems how to prevent and fight specific bacterial or viral illness without actually becoming ill from the pathogen. Vaccines for meningicoccus, pneumococcus, and h. Influenza infections do an amazing job of preventing catastrophic life-threatening illness such as sepsis and meningitis--often working quietly even w/o our awareness. ...Read more

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How the MMR vaccine prevent disease?

How the MMR vaccine prevent disease?

By making Antibodies: When M,MR injected it makes protective IGG Anibodies which are protctive against these diseases When and if you get exposed to these disease viruses the antibodies are responsible for protecting you ...Read more

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Can rubella virus affect after vaccination ?

??????????????: Affect what ?????????? To use the site properly you need to provide background information and ask a clear question. You have done neither.You are welcome to start over.Your questions are not linked and we can never see anything you upload.Please read site information before you use it. ...Read more

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Can we prevent mumps?

Can we prevent mumps?

Immunize: Mumps virus is reasonably preventabe by receiving the proper doses of vaccine. This vaccine has decades of proven safety and efficacy.Keep in mind, it may be neccessary to boost your immune response with a booster dose in teens or adulthood. ...Read more

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Can immune globulin shot prevent hepatitis a after exposure?

Can immune globulin shot prevent hepatitis a after exposure?

Yes: Both hep a vaccine and Immune Globulin are approved for post exposure prophylaxis. Choice depends upon host factors and availability. ...Read more

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Can the shingles vaccination prevent shingles?

Can the shingles vaccination prevent shingles?

Yes: The shingles vaccine, zostavax, is available to adults in a particular age group. Zostavax helps prevent shingles, but is not completely protective. Some people can still get shingles even though they were vaccinated. Zostavax costs about $250 if not covered by insurance. ...Read more

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Does hepatitis b vaccine prevent jaundice?

Does hepatitis b vaccine prevent jaundice?

Only HepB jaundice: Hepatitis b vaccine will only prevent the jaundice caused by hepb virus infection (and hepa vaccine will likewise only prevent jaundice caused by hepa virus). Jaundice from other causes will not be prevented. Examples are newborn jaundice, hepatitis c, bile duct malformations, gallstones or gallbladder disease, alcoholic liver damage, other viral hepatitis, etc... ...Read more

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Can condoms prevent hepatitis C infection?

Yes: Absolutely! though there's been controversy about whether hepatitis c is transmitted through sexual intercourse, i believe that the consensus is that it can be. Condoms, in addition to helping prevent hiv, hpv, herpes, and a host of other std's, can help prevent transmission of hepatitis b and c. ...Read more

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Can measles be prevented?

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Yes: Infection with the measles virus can be prevented through vaccination with the MMR (mumps, measles, rubella) vaccine. ...Read more

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Immune to rubella, measles, mumps if you've had vaccines 2x before age six?

Mostly: Although vaccines are safe and effective, there is an occasional peron whose immune system does not respond well to the recommended series. Thus they are not immune. If needed, blood tests can measure this. Still worth immunizing to maximize protection. ...Read more

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Does the HPV vaccine (gardasil) help prevent herpes?

Does the HPV vaccine (gardasil) help prevent herpes?

A different "H": The human papiloma virus that causes hpv and many other issues is very different from the herpes simplex virus that causes herpes. As such, the vaccine for hpv does not prevent herpes. ...Read more

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Are there vaccinations to prevent septicemia?

Are there vaccinations to prevent septicemia?

Yes: At least 3 vaccines come to mind - hemophilus influenzae type b (causes epiglottitis, meningitis); pneumococcal 13 (causes pneumonia, meningitis) and Meningococcal (causes meningitis). ...Read more

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Myy baby had arthrogryposis.Was prescribed folic acid and am vaccinated against rubella this time.Willl the risk of birth defects decrease?

Basic risks: You have taken common steps to improve your outcome & this helps. There is a baseline of about 4% of risk that some issue (cleft, chromosome problem, premi, etc. ) can occur in any pregnancy.Most cases of arthrogryposis are due to a sporadic muscle problem with minimal recurrence risk. It would help to sit down with a geneticist ( @ children's hospitals) and review your specific risks. ...Read more

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Can vaccinations help prevent recurrent ear infections?

Can vaccinations help prevent recurrent ear infections?

Yes: The hib vaccine limited 1 previously major cause of ear infections in children.The introduction of the pneumococcal vaccine-prevnar may have decreased ear infections by 5-7%. Also influenza is a major cause of ear infections, so flu shots might help. ...Read more

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How do vaccines prevent disease?

How do vaccines prevent disease?

Immune response: Its more complicated than 400 words can say, but vaccines contain the same antigens or parts of antigens that cause diseases. When they are injected into fatty tissue or muscle, vaccine antigens are not strong enough to produce the symptoms and signs of the disease but are strong enough for the immune system to produce a response. See ttp://www.Cdc.Gov/vaccines/vac-gen/howvpd.Htm. ...Read more

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How effective is the varicella vaccine for preventing chicken pox?

How effective is the varicella vaccine for preventing chicken pox?

85% AND 100%: 1 Dose of varicella vaccine is 85% effective at preventing any form of Varicella(Chicken Pox) And 100% effective in preventing severe form of chicken pox It means if 15% odds you get varicella it will be really mild as you have some immunity ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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German Measles (Definition)

Another name for German ...Read more