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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 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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Can my child get vaccines if she has an egg allergy?

Can my child get vaccines if she has an egg allergy?

Yes: Only mmr, chickenpox, and flu vaccines have any egg in them at all, and the amount is so tiny that even in highly egg allergic children, serious reactions are extremely rare. ...Read more

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Are there vaccines/medicin to terminate house mite allergies?

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?

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?

Are allergy vaccines helpful in allergic dermatitis?

NO: "Allergic dermatitis" is not a complete diagnosis. Treatment depends on the diagnosis, which you do not have or neglect to define. Allergy shots are useless for skin disorders. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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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


Dr. Mark Diamond
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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