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Doctor insights on: Validity Of Yellow Fever Vaccination

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Where all do you need yellow fever vaccination?

Where all do you need yellow fever vaccination?

Check CDC website: If you have concerns about the vaccinations required before travel to anywhere on the globe, check the traveler's health section at www. Cdc. Gov/travel. You will see areas to get information on destinations or specific diseases. ...Read more

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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Yellow fever vaccination needed for india?

Yellow fever vaccination needed for india?

No: You do not need yellow fever vaccine for india. ...Read more

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Where is the yellow fever vaccination injected into?

Where is the yellow fever vaccination injected into?

Yellow fever vaccine: Vaccine is administered into arm (deltoid area). ...Read more

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Is there a way I can get yellow fever vaccination certificate?

Certificate: To obtain an”international cetificate of vaccine or prophylaxis” for yellow fever, get a yellow fever vaccine at a designated vaccination center. The certificate will be valid 10 days after you were vaccinated & is good for 10 years. ...Read more

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Wanted to know where can I find a free yellow fever vaccination in london?

Wanted to know where can I find a free yellow fever vaccination in london?

Travel Med clinics: Call: 0207 659 2110
email: enquiries@londontravelclinic. Co.Uk
clinic locations: oxford street, liverpool street, london bridge, wandsworth town &
canary wharf. ...Read more

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Can yellow fever vaccination increase levels of SGOT/SGPT? If yes then within how many days it will come down to normal levels?

Can yellow fever vaccination increase levels of SGOT/SGPT? If yes then within how many days it will come down to normal levels?

Important to see doc: Yes -Yellow Fever vaccine CAN cause liver abnormalities. It would be EXTREMELY important for you to be seen by a doctor if you've had a vaccine and you think you're having a side effect. Yellow Fever vaccine is an older vaccine -and it uses a 'live virus' so you should definitely have a doctor following you for this problem. Hopefully your liver enzymes are not too elevated, but I wouldn't risk it ...Read more

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Do I need vaccination for measles, small pox and yellow fever to travel to india?

Do I need vaccination for measles, small pox and yellow fever to travel to india?

Maybe, no, and no: Measles still circulates in india so vaccination may be needed depending on your past vaccine history. Smallpox has been eradicated and there is no yellow fever in asia. ...Read more

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I am 74 yrs. In march 2013 I took yellow fever and meningitis vaccinations together. After 14 days I had severe reactions. Burning feet temp etc?

I am 74 yrs. In march 2013 I took yellow fever and meningitis vaccinations together. After 14 days I had severe reactions. Burning feet temp etc?

Vaccines: I would address this with the infectious disease doctor who provided the vaccines and additionally, it is uncommon to have "reactions" 14 days after the vaccinations. It is likely a completely different problem. ...Read more

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Got second dose since I forgot that I was vaccinated for yellow fever traveling to guatemala long ago?

Got second dose since I forgot that I was vaccinated for yellow fever traveling to guatemala long ago?

Yellow Fever 10 year: Yellow fever needs to be updated every 10 years. If you have lost your certificate or are unsure of the date of your prior dose you can get another at any point (you don't have to wait 10 years) check with your travel medicine specialist. Yellow fever vaccine is recommend for far fewer destinations than many years ago. Of course there are many other medical issues to review re: your travels. ...Read more

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Does anyone know where I can get vaccinated for yellow fever?

Does anyone know where I can get vaccinated for yellow fever?

Travel med clinic: Either your local health department will provide this or know where it is available, or if there is a travel medicine physician in your area they will have this. Or you could join the military. ...Read more

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I am planning a trip to india on feb. 12th and need immunizations. Where can I get the necessary ones? I need a health provider for typhoid, hepatitus a & b, yellow fever, diptheria and malaria medication

I am planning a trip to india on feb. 12th and need immunizations. Where can I get the necessary ones? I need a health provider for typhoid, hepatitus a & b, yellow fever, diptheria and malaria medication

TravelClinic/MD: First consult your doctor and he can immunize you against Typhoid, Diptheria with Tdap, HepA eeds two shots 6 months apart and HepB needs three shots, 2nd after a month and 3rd after 6 monthsThere is no need for Yellow Fever for travel to India.
Malaria Prophylaxis with Lariam, doxycycline or Malarone
Do not drink water unless boiled&careful with what you eat ...Read more

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What are the presenting symptoms of yellow fever?

What are the presenting symptoms of yellow fever?

Jaundice: Fever, jaundice (yellowing of the eyes and skin) and abdominal pain are common symptoms of yellow fever. ...Read more

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What's the causative agent for yellow fever?

What's the causative agent for yellow fever?

Yellow Fever: Yellow fever is caused by an arbovirus (flavivirus genus). Aedes and Haemogogus mosquitoes are the primary vectors. ...Read more

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How often do people get yellow fever vaccines?

How often do people get yellow fever vaccines?

Lasts 10yr: The product available in the us is expected to provide protection for 10 yrs. See :wwwn. Cdc. Gov/travel/default. Aspx. ...Read more

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Can I have two yellow fever vaccines eight years apart?

Can I have two yellow fever vaccines eight years apart?

Yes? Need?: The yellow fever vaccine becomes effective ~10 days after administration and is expected to remain so for ten years. If traveling in a yf area you may need a yf vaccine certificate so getting another yf vac may be needed if you have not kept up with yours. For specifics see:
www. Cdc. Gov/vaccines/vpd-vac/yf/default. Htm. ...Read more

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Malaria yellow fever and encephalitis are transmitted by the male mosquito?

Malaria yellow fever and encephalitis are transmitted by the male mosquito?

Female: My university days are near 40 years past but I remember at that time the disease vectors of which you speak are from the adult female of the species who require blood for their life cycle. ...Read more

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Do you think that Ebola will kill a lot of people like the yellow fever epidemic in 1793?

Do you think that Ebola will kill a lot of people like the yellow fever epidemic in 1793?

Not in the US but: It has already achieved that level in West Africa. The total # of death in Guinea, Sierra Leone & Liberia is 4, 912 with 10 additional deaths worldwide. Between 1 AUG to 9 NOV 1793 there were approximately 5, 000 official register of deaths in Philadelphia (many were due Yellow Fever). The available health care in W.Africa is sub-par which is why helping is streaming in from across the globe. > ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's the actual name of the doctor that specializes in yellow fever?

Can any doc tell me what's the actual name of the doctor that specializes in yellow fever?

YF Doctor: Generally a physician that specializes in infectious disease and or tropical medicine is qualified to diagnose and treat yellow fever. ...Read more

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Is there a vaccine for yellow fever?

Is there a vaccine for yellow fever?

Yellow fever vaccine: There is a yellow fever vaccine which is recommended for people aged > 9 months who are travelling to or are living in area at risk of acquiring yellow fever infection. ...Read more

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What are the causes of yellow fever?

What are the causes of yellow fever?

I agree also: From Flavivurus family includes Dengue, Hep C, many types encephalitis. From "Flavus" meaning "yellow".
RNA viral relatives who live in ticks, mosquitoes & have killed millions through time. Someone describes YF as "tropical'. Yellow Fever roared through Philidelphia, New Orleans, & Mississippi. USA has had 25 major outbreaks. The vaccine helps but doesn't reach, still, the poorest who need it ...Read more

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What will happen if yellow fever goes untreated?

What will happen if yellow fever goes untreated?

There is no specific: Treatment for Yellow Fever other than preexposure vaccination against the virus and avoiding mosquito bites in endemic areas (Africa). Treatment is really just for the complications associated with the illness such as analgesic and antipyretics. If liver failure and/or bleeding develops, that would require supportive management. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: yellow fever?

What is the definition or description of: yellow fever?

Yellow fever: Acute viral hemorrhagic disease. Passed on through contact between people via mosquitoes. There is no cure to yellow fever but it can be prevented by getting a vaccination. ...Read more

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Can you get yellow fever while on a cruise?

Can you get yellow fever while on a cruise?

Where is the cruise?: Tropics? Inland water way? Yellow fever is found in some areas of South America & sub Saharan Africa. It is a virus transmitted by mosquito bites. ...Read more

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Hi, Does yellow fever actually makes you turn yellow, like a banana?

Hi, Does yellow fever actually makes you turn yellow, like a banana?

Yellow fever: Yellow fever can affect liver and that can present as yellow discolouration of body (jaundice). ...Read more

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Yellow fever shot for amazon cruise, I am 69. Years old, should I get sho?

Yellow fever shot for amazon cruise, I am 69. Years old, should I get sho?

I'd do it: There's an epidemic right now. As an older adult, you're more at risk for serious side effects from the vaccine, but the risk is still small. Depending on where you're going, you may have a very high exposure risk. Discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

Yellow Fever (Definition)

Also known as Acute Viral Hemorrhagic Disease, it is passed on through contact between people via mosquitoes. There is no cure to yellow fever but it can be prevented ...Read more


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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more