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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Which medicine can you take after receiving the flu vaccine?

Which medicine can you take after receiving the flu vaccine?

Any med: I am not sure what you mean. You should be able to take any of your regular meds. ...Read more

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How long after a set of triacinolone injections (total 160 mg) will a flu vaccine evoke normal antibody production response?

How long after a set of triacinolone injections (total 160 mg) will a flu vaccine evoke normal antibody production response?

No effect on Ab: High dose steroids for >2 wks may reduce cell-mediated immunity, but do not lower antibody production (humoral immunity). Effectiveness of the vaccine may be reduced if given at same time as the steroid injections, but is ok if after the injections stop. Usually best to take the vaccine to get whatever benefit is possible. Only exception don't give if severe immunosuppression for any reason. ...Read more

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Sick after getting flu and meningitis vaccines? Around 5pm yesterady, i got a flu shot and a meningitis shot. I didn't feel sick at all until this morning when i woke up with a huge headache and just feeling sick in general. Last night after getting the v

Sick after getting flu and meningitis vaccines? Around 5pm yesterady, i got a flu shot and a meningitis shot. I didn't feel sick at all until this morning when i woke up with a huge headache and just feeling sick in general. Last night after getting the v

Yes: After getting a vaccine, specifically the flu vaccine, a person can certainly have some flu-like symptoms. If your symptoms are severe, you may want to get checked out by your doctor. If tolerable, you can treat it like you would the flu: bed rest, fluids, tylenol, etc. ...Read more

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Are you contagious after the nasal flu vaccine?

Are you contagious after the nasal flu vaccine?

LiveAttenuatedVaccin: Nasal Flu Vaccine is a live attenuated vaccine and is not contagious for healthy people.No serious illness has been reported among the contacts, Only contact with severely weakened immune system and in protective envoirenment like after stem cell transplant,on chemotherapy,pre term infants be avoided ...Read more

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How soon after a tetanus shot is it safe to get a flu vaccine?

How soon after a tetanus shot is it safe to get a flu vaccine?

Right away: The tetanus vaccine and influenza vaccine are not live vaccines and should, therefore not interfere with your immune systems' response to each individual vaccine. ...Read more

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Flu like symptoms after flu vaccine. Is this contagious?

Flu like symptoms after flu vaccine. Is this contagious?

Depends: If you had the nasal product this is a living virus and you could pass the "vaccine strain" to others.This might produce mild or no symptoms if passed. There is no way that you get or pass the injectable flu vaccine.It is a dead virus.If you had symptoms it is due to a reaction to getting the vaccine, not a flu. ...Read more

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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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Flu (Definition)

Flu is also known as Influenza. Influenza (aka "flu") is a contagious respiratory viral illness that can cause mild to severe illness including death. There is treatment available to decrease symptoms, but it is better to prevent the flu is by getting ...Read more


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