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Yellow Fever Exemption Certificate
For what medical reasons do similar eur. & n. Amer. Countries have different child vaccine requirements?
Which differences: Unaware of the differences. If you could point these out will be glad to comment. All too often, however, decisions of this nature are made based upon societal demands rather than logical medical rationale. ...Read more
9mo has yellow fluid in ear, no fever, runny nose, 2 new teeth that cut through recently & a junky chest cough. Happy & alert but refuses solids.
History of seizures: Epilepsy. I healed epilepsy & am healthy after 3 years. Need to get yellow fever vacc for travels to Ghana. Is YF vacc safe 4 me?
Likely yes: Hi, more than likely it should be ok. However, you should talk to your doctor about this. Overall this depends on what type of epilepsy you have. If it is epilepsy of unknown cause and is not tied to fevers you should be ok, but there are some epilepsy syndromes that get worse with infections and fever. These typical happen in kids and continue throughout life. ...Read more
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A physician says he attended state university of new york - downstate medical school. However, no google returns for such school. There's a state university of new york-downstate medical center. Same?
Ask an attorney: Is it legal to "hold them down and inject them?" probably not. It is probably, however, legal to restrict them from working in a high risk environment when they are potentially transmitting a dangerous infection to immunocompromised people. You may have your philosophical objection to the vaccination program, but make that "choice" for yourself, not for people who are a risk of dying from it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4yr old girl bloody diarrhea fever vomiting symptoms for 24hrs hasn't peed in 12hrs attends daycare ate ground beef fries coke 4days ago temp of 39c?
6mo ate paper towel, got red, coughed, & vomited. Fussy, sleepy alert & appetite. Today low-grade fever and sleepiness fussy. Pneumonia for aspire?
11m baby, on mothers milk, vomiting&stools since 2 days, developed cross eye, low pitched continuous cry with 5min breaks, fever gone away, pl advice ?
Magic word:: Sudden onset of cross-eye in a baby is an emergency regardless of what else is happening. See a dr immediately! ...Read more
Well i'm a toddler teacher, and my room has 3-4 children with yellowish/greenish noses.... ? No fevers contagious?
Post vaccine fever: Low grade fever after vaccinations is common in infants. Please make sure the vaccination site(s) are not indurated, (tender ,red and bumpy) and she is feeding well. Keep acetaminophen on board as needed. I would take her back to your pediatrician if fever persists more than a week to make sure there is no other reason for it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That depends: Some countries require an international certificate of vaccine or prophylaxis for yellow fever before they will allow you entry. They could vaccinate you as you enter the country or detain you to check for infection. You can check www.Gov/travel to find out yellow fever vaccination requirements for the countries you plant to travel. ...Read more
Definitely not: Malaria & Yellow fever are completely different diseases. Malaria is caused by parasites, whereas Yellow fever is caused by a virus. When traveling, you don't want to catch either of these. They are BOTH associated with mosquito bites -so above all else- AVOID THE BITE! Your doc should be able to help you access an ID doctor or Travel Medicine specialist who can help u avoid these nasty diseases. ...Read more
Yellow Fever Vaccine: http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/country/ghana.html - “Yellow fever vaccine should be given to all traveler’s over nine months of age PRIOR to arrival in Ghana but is required for entry only if you are arriving from a country with endemic yellow fever.” Per CDC: Yellow fever vaccine should be given at least 10 days before travel to an endemic area. ...Read more
I have been immunised against yellow fever in 1979 and again in 1990. I hear now that one shot is good for life . True or false?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yellow Fever: has an incubation period of 3 to 6 days. Sx's of acute phase can include: fever, nausea, vomiting, headache,light sensitivity, muscle pain (back & knees), anorexia, dizziness & shivering. These sxs usually resolve after 3 to 4 days in 85% of patients. However 15% may have remission of sx's followed by return of high fever with abdominal pain, bloody emesis / stool, jaundice, slow heart rate, as > ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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