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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Vaccines Up To Date (Overview)

Vaccines up-to-date means a person has gotten all the recommended vaccines for his age.


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Is it true that vaccines can cause the conditions they are supposed to prevent?

Is it true that vaccines can cause the conditions they are supposed to prevent?

No: Most vaccines are made of "killed" or inactivated components of the viruses or bacteria that cause a disease. Some vaccines are weakened "live virus" vaccines, which do actually give you a very mild form of these virues (like measles/mumps/rubella vaccine, chickenpox vaccine and rotavirus vaccine). The viruses are weakened so the do not cause severe illness but may cause a fever or a mild rash. ...Read more

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Vaccines Up To Date (Overview)

Vaccines up-to-date means a person has gotten all the recommended vaccines for his age.


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What does it mean that child shows no immunity to vaccines?

What does it mean that child shows no immunity to vaccines?

Low titers : It means that child has not mounted enough titers or leves of antibodies against the germs that cause the disease that was tested and requires more dosis. ...Read more

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My son is three and a half years old and is not fully up to date on his vaccines. Can my child have oral surgery on friday?

My son is three and a half years old and is not fully up to date on his vaccines. Can my child have oral surgery on friday?

Probably: In general, vaccines are to prevent infectious diseases that are very serious and often fatal. Not having them should not affect his ability to undergo surgery or anesthesia. However, he is at risk for contracting these diseases at any time and i would recommend getting him up to date. ...Read more

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Is there any vaccine or instant treatment for diabetes which can cure completely on one time administration of medicine?

Is there any vaccine or instant treatment for diabetes which can cure completely on one  time administration of medicine?

Wonderful if true: This would be a wonderful thing if this was possible. Diabetes is a dysregulation of insulin and blood sugar. Type one diabetes often results from decreased production of insulin from the pancreas. Type two diabetes results from the end organs, mostly muscle, not using insulin efficiently. Occasionally in type one diabetes a pancreas transplant can resolve the problem. no permanent fix yet. ...Read more

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Are there any HPV treatments that are not a vaccine?

Are there any HPV treatments that are not a vaccine?

Vaccines don't treat: Vaccines do not treat existing hpv. They can prevent several strains if vaccinated prior to exposure. Once you have hpv, you are stuck with a virus that may lay dormant in tissue and emerge occasionally. Superficial warts can be destroyed by laser surgery, freezing or chemical applications. Recurrent lesions can appear and be treated the same way. ...Read more

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Can the hvp vaccine cure the hvp if already infected?

Get Vaccinated: Over 40 types of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) infect the genital tract; over 14 have high risk for development of cancer. There are 2 vaccines, both protect against 2 very high risk types; the other protects against 2 more. Vaccine does not cure/alter progression if already infected but will protect you against contracting a new high risk cancer type. Condoms give added protection against all types ...Read more

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Small pox vaccine scar even though born in the 90's (and 89), why is this and can I get rid of it?

Small pox vaccine scar even though born in the 90's (and 89), why is this and can I get rid of it?

The way it was given: Small Pox vaccine was not given with hypoderm needle. We used a bifurcate needle dip in vaccine and puncture the skin superficially a number of times. If vaccine is successful a red and itchy bump appears at the site of vaccination in3to4days and in first week it becomes a large blisterand begins to drain.It begins to dry up in second week and scabs.The scab falls in 3rd week and leaves ugly scar ...Read more

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How can it possible to rebuilding of hymen? Is there any vaccine or tablets are to rebuild the hymen?

How can it possible to rebuilding of hymen?
Is there any vaccine or tablets are to rebuild the hymen?

No: I heard years ago of brothels having the hymen repaired surgically to offer up a newly created "virgin" to unsuspecting oriental clients.The belief in that culture was doing a virgin could re-establish your sexual prowess.Brothels could get more money for the service. There is no pill or vaccine. Once you have intercourse the label does not apply whether the hymen was intact or not before the act. ...Read more

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What are the medical reasons that prevent a person from taking vaccines?

What are the medical reasons  that prevent a person from taking vaccines?

A few: There are a few medical reasons not to receive vaccines, Some people have actual allergies to a component of a vaccine. (pretty rare). Also people with a suppressed immune system (from drugs or illness). Those with severe reactions to childhood vaccinations should probably not have repeat pertussis immunization which is the most likely cause. ...Read more

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