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Can it be harmful be vaccinated twice for yhe tdap pertussis vaccine 17 year old healthy female?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree

In brief: Should be fine

If a person gets 2 tdap vaccinations in the same year (because she did not have a record of the first shot), she most likely will just get better antibody levels (more protection).
Maybe the second shot can lead to more temporary soreness at the shot site in the arm, but many people have little or no soreness at all after shots.

In brief: Should be fine

If a person gets 2 tdap vaccinations in the same year (because she did not have a record of the first shot), she most likely will just get better antibody levels (more protection).
Maybe the second shot can lead to more temporary soreness at the shot site in the arm, but many people have little or no soreness at all after shots.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Robert Choate
This points out the advantage of state vaccination registries to document ALL vaccines given to individuals in ALL locations.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics

In brief: No

Not really other some site soreness.

In brief: No

Not really other some site soreness.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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