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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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What are some of the symptoms of dog allergy?

What are some of the symptoms of dog allergy?

Please see below.: The symptoms of allergies to animals are similar to those of allergies to other things: rash (including hives), runny or stuffy nose, wheeze, watery, red, or puffy eyes, itch, cough, sneezing, etc. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of measles?

What are the symptoms of measles?

Fever, rash, cough: Measles is a severe illness. Affected people act quite ill, with high fevers, a rash, and often a very severe cough. The eyes may also be bright red. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of rabies?

What are the symptoms of rabies?

Rabies: Hello rabies symptoms may initially express with malaise, headache, fever & weakness. If a person has been bitten, the site may be itching or have a prickly sensation. As the disease progresses the person may feel anxious and have difficulty sleeping. They may behave unusually, experience hallucinations and develop delirium. If not treated early, rabies is usually fatal. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of diphtheria

What are the symptoms of diphtheria

Many: Nasal drainage with a white membrane on the septum. Fever, malaise, sore throat with a white to grey membrane on one or both tonsils. Laryngitis can occur with hosrseness, sob and a brassy cough. Heart toxicity, neurologic toxicity, renal toxicity and low blood pressure can all occur. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of amoxicillin allergy?

What are the symptoms of amoxicillin allergy?

Amoxicillin allergy: Symptoms may include 1 anaphylaxis which can be life threatening 2hives ang itching 3 asthma symptoms 4serum sickness, like joint pains, body aches and rashes. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of tetanus?

What are the symptoms of tetanus?

Uncontrollable spasm: Uncontrollable straining of your back (your head is bent backward to the ground, and your back is twisted in the shape of a "u"), uncontrollable grimacing, and uncontrollable spasms of your muscles. It is significant if you recently had a puncture wound to the foot from the ground, or a puncture wound from a rusty nail anywhere on the body. If you are not immunized see a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a shellfish allergy?

What are the symptoms of a shellfish allergy?

Oral and Stomach: Typically shellfish allergy would cause itching, burning, stinging and/ or swelling of the mouth, tongue, or lips. It may also cause stomach upset such as nausea, vomiting, cramping and possibly diarrhea. In some cases, it may cause a rash, shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing, and drop in blood pressure, or in severe cases death. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of food allergy?

What are the symptoms of food allergy?

Can vary: Ige mediated food allergy symptoms may include hives, swelling, vomiting, abdominal pain, difficulty breathing, and even drop in blood pressure. Symptoms typically occur within 2 hours of food ingestion. For more info go to foodallergy.Org. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a severe vaccine reaction?

What are the symptoms of a severe vaccine reaction?

Depends on vaccine: For each vaccine, the cdc has an information sheet. You can log on to: http://www.Cdc.Gov/vaccines/pubs/vis/default.Htm#rota and look for the vaccine you're interested in. Then call your pediatrician about your specific problem. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of anaphylaxis?

What are the symptoms of anaphylaxis?

Symptoms can vary: Anaphylaxis is a systemic allergic reaction. That is, symptoms occur not just at the site of exposure, but at other parts of the body as well. Symptoms include widespread hives, flushing, vomiting, diarrhea, wheezing, swelling, and even a dangerous drop in blood pressure (shock). Anaphylaxis is an emergency, so seek immediate medical attention if you feel someone has these symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cat allergies?

What are the symptoms of cat allergies?

Sneezing, runny nose: Itchy eyes, trouble breathing, or even an itrchy rash. If you are very allergic to cats, you can even just enter a room where a cat had been(ie. No longer present) and still feel symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of allergic rhinitis?

What are the symptoms of allergic rhinitis?

Nose runs, sneeze: Primarily it involves the nose - itch, run, sneeze, congestion. But often also involves eyes and neighboring palate, with an itch sensation that is hard to quell. More significant disease can trigger tiredness, fatigue, exhaustion, and lead to sinus infections, wheezing/asthma, ear infections, eustachian tube disfunction and lead to poor quality of life. This is where an allergist helps. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of polio?

What are the symptoms of polio?

None to Paralysis: Most people who get infected with Polo72% will have no symptoms and will recover completely 1 in 4 may have fever,sore throat,headche and nausea which may last for 2to5 days Smaler portion will have very serious symptoms due to involvement of Brain and Spinal cord causing Pins and needles in legs Meningitis in 1in25 Paralysis in arms and legs or both occurs 1 in 200,can lead to disability or death ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of allergic conjunctivitis?

What are the symptoms of allergic conjunctivitis?

Itching: The hallmark symptom is itching -- caused by histamine release. They eyes can also be red, watery, running, swollen and worse. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hiv?

What are the symptoms of hiv?

There are many.: Symptoms of HIV can vary greatly. During acute infection only about 30% of people experience anything you would call a symptom such as fevers night sweats chills and swelling of lymph nodes over their body. Severe weight loss and diarrhea are usually more progressive signs of infection present usually after months to years. Skin cancers such as kaposi's sarcoma can also arise but these are all. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of h.I.V?

What are the symptoms of h.I.V?

Flu-like: Initial flu-like symptoms and then general lymphnode swelling without much in the way of other symptoms. With aids there are a host of varied symptoms depending on any number of non-typical infections that may present as a result of immune deficiency. If you are suspicious of HIV infection you should report immediately to a doctor who can diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pertussus?

What are the symptoms of pertussus?

Hacking cough: Uncontrollable hacking, whooping cough that can persist for weeks pertussis is caused by " bordetella pertussis" infection, . ...Read more

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What should I expect with vaccine allergies? If i'm allergic to one vaccine, will i be allergic to others?

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 more

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Is there a cat allergy vaccine?

Is there a cat allergy vaccine?

Allergy shots: Allergy to cats can be definitively treated with immunotherapy, or allergy shots. ...Read more

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Are there vaccines/medicin to terminate house mite allergies?

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Are there vaccines/medicin to terminate house mite allergies?

Desensitization: Allergy shots including dust mite allergen should be of help. ...Read more

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Do allergy shots have same type of additives (mercury) as vaccines?

Phenol: Phenol is the typical preservative in allergy shots and is not believed to be dangerous to you in small doses but prevents bacterial and fungal growth. ...Read more

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Can someone with an egg allergy get a vaccine?

Can someone with an egg allergy get a vaccine?

Yes: Flu vaccine is produced in eggs. The last flu pandemics have taught us that the amount of egg protein in flu vaccines is negligible for most egg allergy patients; however desensitization or dose challenge is recommended for those with severe reactions as a precuationary measure. ...Read more

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Are allergy vaccines helpful in allergic dermatitis?

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Are allergy vaccines helpful in allergic dermatitis?

Probably: Not as strongly effective as with airways allergies, need to be prescribed and monitored by an expert, an allergist, in selected patients, after controlling the environment and trial of other modalities, and control of symptoms, good luck ...Read more

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How common is encephalitis caused by vaccine allergy?

Exceedingly rare: Extraordinarily rare. In fact, almost unheard of in the literature, vaers reporting system or medical studies involving vaccinations. ...Read more

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Docs, could a child have the same allergy to a vaccine as the parent?

Docs, could a child have the same allergy to a vaccine as the parent?

It is not inherited: A parents allergies to foods, medications or vaccines is not inherited. The child would have the same risk of an allergic response as the population in general. ...Read more

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Is allergy vaccine for child aged 14 safe to prevent him from asthma in future?

Is allergy vaccine for child aged 14 safe to prevent him from asthma in future?

Confusing question: I know of no allergy vaccination that can or will prevent asthma in anyone at any age. There are allergy shots that can reduce a persons allergic responses if taken over several years, but not all seem to benefit from them. Allergy by itself has been cited as a triggering factor in only 5-10% of asthma sufferers. ...Read more

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Can I get my daughter the MMR vaccine if she has an allergy? What are some good sources?

Can I get my daughter the MMR vaccine if she has an allergy? What are some good sources?

Yes, except for. . .: Healthy children should get two MMR shots to protect them from measles, mumps, and rubella. Measles is a severe disease and extremely contagious. Children with anaphylaxis (a type of immediate allergic reaction) to gelatin (jello), eggs, or neomycin (an antibiotic) should talk with pediatricians before getting MMR shots. Mmr does not contain mercury nor aluminum, and is not related to autism. ...Read more

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What are the currrent ideas on the MMR vaccine for egg allergy persons?

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What are the currrent ideas on the MMR vaccine for egg allergy persons?

See below: Severe reaction to egg(anaphylaxis) is not a contraindication for MMR vaccination. Mmr can be given safely by utilizing desensitization technique, small diluted dose first with gradual increased dose in multiple shots. Skin test before vaccination is unreliable and is not recommended. Observation for 90 minutes is also suggested. ...Read more

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Could someone with an egg allergy get the h1n1 vaccine?

Could someone with an egg allergy get the h1n1 vaccine?

Yes: Egg allergic individuals, with very few exceptions, can receive the flu vaccine. Protocols are published by the cdc and in jaci that address this issue and how to dose and administer the flu vaccine in this population.E. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Pneumococcal vaccine allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Pneumococcal vaccine allergy?

Pneumococcal vaccine: An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects to Pneumococcal vaccine, see: http://www.rxlist.com/pneumovax-23-side-effects-drug-center.htm ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Lyme vaccine allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Lyme vaccine allergy?

Lyme Vaccine Allergy: Allergy is the immune system's over-reaction to various stimuli(antigens), and can occur rarely with any vaccine. Allergic reaction can range in severity from mild(hives) to life-threatening(anaphylaxis). ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...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