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What are some mild adverse effects of the influenza vaccine?

What are some mild adverse effects of the influenza vaccine?

Mild Adverse Effects: Side effects which are mostly minor like local swelling and soreness and redness, low grade fever, and not feeling good in few people for 48 to 72 hours, ...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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Why anti rabies vaccine like rabipur have caused neurological adverse effects like (ADEM, GB syndrome), is it not safe to take (PCECV) vaccine rabipur?

Why anti rabies vaccine like rabipur have caused neurological adverse effects like (ADEM, GB syndrome), is it not safe to take (PCECV) vaccine rabipur?

Seems coincidental: Rabipur is a Purified Chick Embryo Cell Vaccine (PCECV), not known to CAUSE neurological side effects. A rare patient can get neurological problems after getting a vaccine... but that's coincidental unless the rate of neurological problems occurs more often in vaccine recipients than in non-recipients. For example, if a child dies in a car wreck after getting a vaccine, we don't blame the vaccine. ...Read more

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Adverse effects of interferon?

Adverse effects of interferon?

Many different.: Interferon can cause many different types of side-effects including anemia, low white blood cell counts, low platelet counts, decreased appetite, tiredness, fatigue and depression. In addition, low grade fever and muscle aches may occur. ...Read more

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What are the adverse effects of dermabrasion?

What are the adverse effects of dermabrasion?

Permanent scarring: Dermabrasion can lead to permanent scarring of the skin if it does not heal well, gets infected or is taken too deep into the skin. The skin can also change color and become darker. ...Read more

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Corneal implants--any adverse effects?

Corneal implants--any adverse effects?

It depends: There are many types of corneal implants such as intacs, corneal transplants and other more experimental devices; most not available in the usa. Please specify type of device in a follow-up question. Have a good day! ...Read more

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What are the adverse effects of persantine?

What are the adverse effects of persantine?

Usually none: But, Persantine is a vasodilator and can rarely cause a drop in blood pressure. It can also cause constriction of the airways of the lung, and rarely can cause a brief pause in the heart rhythm for several seconds. ...Read more

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What are adverse effects of cancer treatments?

What are adverse effects of cancer treatments?

Multiple: Surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, the usual treatments have their peculiar side effects. A general list could include, damage to normal tissues, low blood counts due to bone marrow suppression, loss of hair, weakness, nerve damage, increased risk of second cancer, mucositis and ulcers, cardiac damage, sterility, disfigurement, tissue fibrosis, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, skin atrophy, etc. ...Read more

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Does squinting your eyes have any adverse effects?

Does squinting your eyes have any adverse effects?

No, but. ..: Squinting your eyes will not adversely affect your eyes but may be a sign that you have a refractive error (near-sightedness or far-sightedness) for which you may need glasses. I recommend you see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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What are the adverse effects of buscopan on pregnancy?

What are the adverse effects of buscopan on pregnancy?

Limited date: Here is a summary of available information on use during pregnancy: http://www. Uktis. Org/docs/hyoscine. Pdf. ...Read more

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Are there adverse effects of Plan B on pseudotumor cerebri?

Are there adverse effects of Plan B on pseudotumor cerebri?

Unknown: The cause of pseudotumor cerebri is uknown. It has been associated with implantable contraceptive devices, such as the Norplant and Mirena iud, which contain levonorgestrel. Plan b consists of a dose of Levonorgestrel to prevent pregnancy. There are not studies showing direct causation. Discuss with the clinicians taking care of the condition before using this medication. ...Read more

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Could blowing my nose with a leaf have any adverse effects?

Could blowing my nose with a leaf have any adverse effects?

Tissue paper: While the best choice would obviously be a facial tissue or toilet paper, a leaf could be an effective alternative. There is a big depends, though. It depends on your choice of leaves. There are many that could be safe, but many that would not be. If you haven't had itching or rash from where it contacted your face, you'll probably be okay. If you need again, use a part of your clothes. ...Read more

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Are there adverse effects between perphenazine and trazodone?

Are there adverse effects between perphenazine and trazodone?

Yes: Both of these agents prolong the qtc interval and can result in life-threatening arrhythmias. Avoid the combo unless benefits outweigh the risks. There are other interactions as well, but this should be the one that you definitely know about. ...Read more

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Can you list the benefits and adverse effects of fish oil tablets?

Can you list the benefits and adverse effects of fish oil tablets?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/fish_oil. ...Read more

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Are there any long term adverse effects of lantus (insulin glargine) tx?

Are there any long term adverse effects of lantus (insulin glargine) tx?

Adverse effects: Short term: low blood sugar or weight gain if used improperly. Fda had investigated the possible long term cancer risk and recommended no change in Lantus (insulin glargine) labeling at this time due to weak evidence. ...Read more

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I'm taking flexeral. And oxycodone together. Are there any adverse effects?

I'm taking flexeral. And oxycodone together. Are there any adverse effects?

Sedation: Feeling overly tired can happen. Why are you taking these? Find someone with a goal for your treatment. You are too young to be placed on these medications for any long period of time. ...Read more

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What is adverse effects of having a pacemaker in the long term? Can it be prevented?

What is adverse effects of having a pacemaker in the long term? Can it be prevented?

No adverse effects,,: Except battery will have to be changed in a number of years, which requires minor surgery. And no MRI's can be done in future. ...Read more

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Wearing wrong prescription contact lenses, what kind of adverse effects can this have?

Wearing wrong prescription contact lenses, what kind of adverse effects can this have?

Many: Typical problems would be blurred vision, uncomfortable contacts, headaches, fatigue, irritation - to name a few. ...Read more

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Gadnolinium, MRI contrast, can produce adverse effects in a person with renal calcullus?

Gadnolinium, MRI contrast, can produce adverse effects in a person with renal calcullus?

Unlikely: Gadolinium is a very safe contrast agent used routinely for mri. There a rare occasions in patients with very poor functioning kidneys when there could be adverse effects, specifically nephrogenic systemic fibrosis. Nearly all facilities that performs MRI exam will ensure that it is safe to have the exam either by screening survey and possibly blood test. ...Read more

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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