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Where do I get cholera, typhoid, yellow fever, meningitis and heptatis vaccines?

Where do I get cholera, typhoid, yellow fever, meningitis and heptatis vaccines?

Travel vaccines: These are unusual vaccines that most primary care physicians do not stock (cholera, typhoid, yellow fever). There are physicians who specialize in travel medicine and they can arrange for these vaccines for your trip. ...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


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What are the presenting symptoms of q fever?

What are the presenting symptoms of q fever?

Non-specific: Other than fever, acute q fever (infection with the bacterium coxiella burnetti) can lead to myalgias, fatigue, headaches and sweats. The list goes on.... ...Read more

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Treating a Fever (Checklist)

Take the appropriate dose of acetaminophen or ibuprofen
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Try cool compresses, as they may be soothing
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See your doctor if your fever is higher than 102 degrees fahrenheit for more than 2 days
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See your doctor if your fever is higher than 104 degrees fahrenheit
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Prevnar (pneumococcal vaccine) 13 vaccine has diphtheria proteins in it. Does Prevnar (pneumococcal vaccine) 13 vaccine protect against pneumococcus and diphtheria? Thank-you!

Prevnar (pneumococcal vaccine) 13 vaccine has diphtheria proteins in it.  Does Prevnar (pneumococcal vaccine) 13 vaccine protect against pneumococcus and diphtheria?  Thank-you!

No: The diphtheria proteins used for PCV-13 (Prevnar) are not antigenic for diphtheria. That means they are not recognized by the body to produce an immune response. They just help carry the pneumococcal proteins into the appropriate cells to create the immune response for the pneumococcal bacteria. ...Read more

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Mild fever 5 days after DTP, Pnuemococal,and rotavirus vaccine. she 3m old. is it ok?

Mild fever 5 days after DTP, Pnuemococal,and rotavirus vaccine. she 3m old. is it ok?

Post vaccine fever: Low grade fever after vaccinations is common in infants. Please make sure the vaccination site(s) are not indurated, (tender ,red and bumpy) and she is feeding well. Keep acetaminophen on board as needed. I would take her back to your pediatrician if fever persists more than a week to make sure there is no other reason for it. ...Read more

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Managing Hay Fever (Checklist)

Avoid heavy pollen areas
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Use air conditioners during pollen season
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If necessary, use a non-sedating antihistamine
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Is fever a bad reaction to MMR vaccine?

Is fever a bad reaction to MMR vaccine?

Probably not: Fever occurs in up to 15% of people who get the MMR vaccine. It is one of the most common side effects and usually occurs within a week or two of the vaccine's administration date. ...Read more

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Does flu vaccine cause stff neck?

Does flu vaccine cause stff neck?

Very unlikely: Stiff neck is not among the common reactions from flu vaccine. ...Read more

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15monthold fever since friday.Today highest 103.7 i gave ibu, dec to 101 , 4 h later up to 102.7, gave tylenol (acetaminophen).No other sxs, little whiney. Mmr on 5/17?

15monthold fever since friday.Today highest 103.7 i gave ibu, dec to 101 , 4 h later up to 102.7, gave tylenol (acetaminophen).No other sxs, little whiney. Mmr on 5/17?

Cannot diagnose: But unless this little guy has more localized symptoms, suspect that with time they will get better. If there is any failure to feed, continued irritability, sleeping too often or long or anything else - see your pediatrician. Do not try to suppress the fever unless the baby is patently uncomfortable. Fever can help fight infection. Put them in a tepid bath and rub skin with washcloth. ...Read more

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No fever or flu symptoms just chills HIV delated?

No fever or flu symptoms just chills HIV delated?

Can be anything: Chills suggest the presence of a systemic infection but one cannot tell the cause without an exam and likely some blood tests. Consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Can anyone please tell me if I should give my child measles vaccine during a fever?

Can anyone please tell me if I should give my child measles vaccine during a fever?

How high?: Low grade fever is not a reason to delay MMR but significant fever is a reason to delay the vaccination. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take the typhoid fever vaccine pills while doing the Advocare 10 day cleanse?

Is it safe to take the typhoid fever vaccine pills while doing the Advocare 10 day cleanse?

No it is not safe: Oral Typhoid Vaccine is live attenuated Bacteria wchich works by getting absorped from the intestines and Advocare clense stage you use glorified laxatives and that will interfere with the vaccine absorption and the vaccine may not be completely effective Not a good idea.If you have to have vaccine get injectable vaccine ...Read more

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For How long does the Measles 's after vaccine fever last?My daughter had measles vaccine on 1 sept, she is having fever till then.Fever is above 100.

For How long does the Measles 's after vaccine fever last?My daughter had measles vaccine on 1 sept, she is having fever till then.Fever is above 100.

Measles vaccine: The measles part of the vaccine often doesn't cause side effects prior to 7-10 days after the vaccine, and this is usually fever and a rash. If this fever is atypical, she should see her MD to see if there is another cause. ...Read more

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5yr son received measles vaccine at 9 months & MMR 1st doze at 15 months & MMR 2nd doze due but had close contact with measles virus & now fever on&of?

5yr son received measles vaccine at 9 months & MMR 1st doze at 15 months & MMR 2nd doze due but had close contact with measles virus & now fever on&of?

Vitamins A & C: A child with 2 doses of measles vaccine is unlikely to get measles, though the vaccine is not always effective and there can be cases of measles in fully vaccinated children. However, measles is a surprisingly benign illness with serious complications being relatively rare. Vitamins A & C help our bodies fight measles so taking those will reduce risk of complications.See http://tinyurl.com/mwn6sf8 ...Read more

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I'm allergic pneumovax, would I prevnar (pneumococcal vaccine) 13?

I'm allergic pneumovax, would I prevnar (pneumococcal vaccine) 13?

In general, No: I matters what the details were of your allergy to Pneumovax, but generally if you had a severe reaction to the Pneumovax, most doctors would not recommend that you have the Prevnar (pneumococcal vaccine) 13. Perhaps you could give more complete details of your allergy to your present phsycian and therefor get his/hre advice on the matter. ...Read more

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Side effects of flu shot in infants? Also, would they be contagious? 6mo got flu shot on Friday and has had elevated temp no fever runny nose cough

Side effects of flu shot in infants? Also, would they be contagious? 6mo  got flu shot on Friday and has had elevated temp no fever runny nose cough

Unrelated: The child's symptoms are unrelated to the vaccine. It is possible the child came in contact with someone with a cold around that time. The flu vaccine is a dead virus vaccine, does not cause illness, nor is the patient who receives the vaccine contagious. ...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


Dr. Gordon Trenholme
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Q Fever (Definition)

A rare infection caused by inhaling bacterial spores from dusty places contaminated by cats, dogs, and farm animals. It can affect many different organs including the ...Read more