Doctor insights on:
Should I Get A Hepatitis A Shot If I Am Taking Steroids
Is it safe to get a hepatitis b vaccine while on anabolic steroids? Hepatitis b vaccine anabolic steroids
Yes: The Hepatitis B Vaccine is not a live vaccine but is made from dna particles only and cannot cause infection. It is well tolerated and safe. This vaccine is given even to newborn babies (in a smaller dose) 3 doses will normally give immunity for life. There is an accelerated dosing given to those traveling into high risk zones--this dosing requires a later fourth dose. Bad disease--get protected! ...Read more
Does GNC pro performance amp ripped vitapak program contain any steroids in them? I'm a carrier of hepatitis b and heard that I should avoid steroids
Not supposed to!: Steroids of any sort are supposed to be prescription only. Dietary supplements are not supposed to contain prescription medications, however, they are manufactured w/o 3rd party oversight and have been known to be contaminated by Anabolic steroids to achieve the promised/advertised effect. Oral Anabolic steroids are of concern to the liver but corticosteroids much less so. Talk to your family doc. ...Read more
I want to try anilingus on my girlfriend. I know this can cause many problems. Can I get a hepatitis b or a shot. Can I do this with out any risk?
To minimize risk: From rimming, wash the anal area prior to the activity and consider using some sort of barrier such as latex dam or even Saran wrap. Infections transmissible from rimming include all the forms of gastroenteritis which may be viral, parasitic or bacterial. Hepatitis a can be transmitted this way but not hepatitis b. ...Read more
Depends: If you have never had the disease and want to avoid it get the vaccine. If you have had it, the vaccine would be of no benefit. If you have a low risk lifestyle and don't care if you get it, don't. Unfortunately, this is one disease that can be passed sexually, along with other insidious ways, and could result in severe illness or death. ...Read more
Can I get the 2nd hepatitis b shot after 2 weeks of getting my 1st hepatitis b shot? If not, how long do I have to wait?
Yes: An accelerated vaccine schedule for hepatitis b is at days 0, 7, 21-28, and then 12 months later. This is good for travel or if you are not sure you can come back at week 4. Otherwise, wait until week 4, then come back for your third vaccine at month 6. Most people respond to this series. Remember, 1 -2 vaccinations are better than none, but not as good as following the full schedule. ...Read more
Health care professi: Those in contact/ exposed to bodily fluids/ health care individuals/ active sports/ patient contact. ...Read more
I had the hepatitis and typhoid shots in 2009 before going overseas. Do I have to get another shot before I go to cambodia again?
Maybe not, but. . .: Travelers to asia can be vaccinated against diseases such as hep a, hep b, and typhoid, before traveling. A typhoid vaccine injection may be wearing off after 3 yrs (the oral typhoid vaccine is said to last about 5 yrs). If a traveler is a routine, short-term tourist, he doesn't have to check his hep a&b antibodies. If he is staying long-term or at high risk, he can get antibodies checked first. ...Read more
Hepatitis b vaccination for 0, 7, 21 day schedule - can I actually get my third shot later than the 21st day?
Yes: This booster can be delayed for a considerable period without losing the benefit. I would plan to get it as the long term benefit of the first two is not maintained unless you get the 3rd. ...Read more
Yes: The hep b vaccine is an inactivated (not live) vaccine so is safe if you are on a biologic like remicade (infliximab). ...Read more
Building immunity: The infant has a weak immune memory, leaving the protection from single vaccines to a duration of months rather than years unless they receive booster doses. After the boosters are given, and the kid gets older, the protection can last years. Even then, some will require boosting (tetanus) well into old age to maintain a protective level. ...Read more
I want to get a hepatitis a/b shot before I go out of the country for a trip. Can I go to any family doctor's office?
Yes: Should be able. But if not, the local health department or an immunizing pharmacist should be able to help. ...Read more
Can a person get hepatitis c from only a dental cleaning? If so, how likely? No shots, they just used the scraper and other cleaning tools.
Universal Precaution: All dental offices follow a protocol called "Universal Precautions"... simply put, assume everyone is infected with something. To that end, masks, gloves, and other barriers are used, and all instruments are steam sterilized. In this way cross contamination is eliminated. ...Read more
When should my new born get his hepatitis b shot if he didn't get it at the hospital b4 discharge?
ASAP: First Hep B vaccine is due as soon as birth. If not given in hospital go to ur pediatrician to get it ...Read more
Vaccine shots; what are the consequences if you get your hepatitis a vaccine but don't get hepatitis b shot?
Immunity only Hep A: If you had 2 shot series for hepatitis a you are immune from that viral illness for life. There is a combination hep a/hep b vaccine but it sounds like you were not offered that choice & were started on hep a vaccine alone. Talk to your provider about adding hep b vaccine series now as a series of three doses. ...Read more
If a father has a hepatitis b, and the mother is immune to the virus, does the baby get any more hepb shots than a baby with normal parents?
Steroid Injections: The literature suggests no more than 4 per year or one every 3 months, though you should discuss this with your physician. ...Read more
Several things: Avoid steroids if possible. Talk to your diabetes doctor before getting steroids to develop a plan based on your usual treatment. If it's too late for those suggestions, be active - try to walk for 5-10 minutes every hour that you're awake. Cut back, or eliminate carbs from your diet until the sugars come down. Just drinking water can often keep sugars below 200-240. ...Read more
Only from a quack: Please forgive my frankness. Unless you have a specific illness for which one of these injections is appropriate, you are doing yourself a disservice. If you feel ill or are depressed, get proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I got a steroid shot yesterday for my allergy reaction. Why is it a steroid, will this need get me buff?
3 types of steroids: Dexamethasone and similar drugs are of the glucocorticoid type of steroid drugs, and has uses in a variety of disorders. It has anti-inflammatory effects and suppresses the immune system's activity (thus treats allergic reactions). Anabolic steroids (type of sex steroids) are abused by some people to increase muscle mass. The third type of steroid are the mineralcorticoids (affects salt balance). ...Read more
How do. I get help for back pain that has been going on for 23years.? I have had abrasions and steroid shots. None seem to help.
That is a very long time to suffer from back pain. Unfortunately, there is probably no single good answer. You will most likely deal with some level of pain forever but there are things to try to be more functional. If you are overweight, do everything possible to lose weight. Try chiropractic, accupuncture and yoga / pilates. Go slow, don't quit!
www. Myfitnesspal. Com Good luck! ...Read more
Never: An artificial knee should never be injected. It is very unlikely to produce any benefit and the infection risk is increased. ...Read more
If I been on Depo-Provera for 4 years. My shot was due in dec and I didn't get it. How long after will the steroids stay in my body after dec?
- Talk to a doctor online
- Should i get a steroid for antibiotic rash
- Can i get a tattoo if i am taking plavix?
- What kind of substances should i avoid while i am taking phentermine?
- I am 17 years old should i be taking any vitamins
- Should i take a laxative if i am taking antibiotics for diverticulitis
- Should i get the gardasil i am married
- I am taking antidepressants
- I am taking antidepressants but
- Am i ovulating if i get pregnyl shot?