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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
Every year i get really bad sinusitis which is very painful and lasts about 6 weeks, would having the flu vaccine prevent this?
Simple list: The only vaccine with traces of thimerosol currently in production & approved by the fda for use in the us is the multi-dose injectable influenza vaccine. It has been out of infant vaccines in the us for a decade. On a side note, no decline in the rate of autism or other supposed thimerosol effects has been seen in spite of this change. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes-so serious that:: The side effects of the lyme disease vaccine were so serious that it was withdrawn from the market in 2002. While only a small percentage developed serious side effects like arthritis and flu-like symptoms and it is not clear to what extent they were caused by the vaccine, t here were class-action lawsuits& bad publicity, sales plummeted and the manufacturer withdrew it from the market. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
67 swine flu vaccine: A vaccine hurriedly issued in ~ 1967 after an outbreak of swine flu at a military facility was associated with a relatively large number of cases of guillian-barre syndrome. The problem was traced back to flaws in vaccine production & lead to more stringent production & quality control standards going forwards. ...Read more
I 36+hrs since my 6mo had her reg schld. Vaccines & there is still an extremely hard knot, bruise, redness, warm/ painful to touch at injection site. ?
My son is 10 months now he had taken his measels vaccine 2 weeks ago but i can see rashes now is it possible for him to get measels? How harmful it ?
The weakened virus: The measles strain in the vaccine is weakened in the lab, similar to stripping a solder of his gun & bullets. The injected strain can cause some reaction in the body, like a rash 2 wks later, but since it is the weakened strain, it does not give you real measles, it gives you a weak copy cat. The joy is this signals his body has reacted to the vaccine & beyond the funny rash should do quite well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What should I expect with vaccine allergies? If i'm allergic to one vaccine, will i be allergic to others?
Depends on…: What component you're allergic to. Many are grown on eggs. A few may still have thimerosal preservative (but most have removed it). Some use weakened versions of live virus. Reactions vary: high fever, change in behavior, difficulty breathing, hoarseness/ wheezing, hives, paleness, weakness, rapid heart beat, dizziness. Report these at once to doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tularemia: Tularemia can be transmitted to man in a variety of ways and depending on the way it is transmitted different symptoms can occur. A cut from exposure to certain wild animals or an infected tick bite can cause a skin ulcer with swollen regional lymph node or just the node swelling. Inhalation which can be associated with gardening or landscaping can cause pneumonia. Person to person spread is rare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infection of rodents: Tularemia is a bacterial of common rodents (rabbits, muskrats, beavers, squirrel etc) which can be spread to humans through contact with infected animals, insect bites, and even breathing infected dirt. It is most common in north america. Symptoms can include fever, muscle & joint aches, pneumonia, and eye redness. It confirmed by a blood test and treated with antibiotics. ...Read more
Many ways: Tularemia (named for tulare county ca, where discovered), can be acquired by direct contact with animals which carry it (rabbits, wild rodents, beavers, etc.). It can be inhaled and produce pneumonia, ingested and spread through the GI tract; gotten in the eyes through infected materials, etc., etc. It can also be spread person to person. ...Read more