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Date : 19-Apr-2014
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User:Hi Doctor,
User:My Son (18 months old) is due for vaccinations on March 29th(DTP) and April 5th(hepathesis).
User:When we went to local pediatrician they said that the currently the painless vaccinations are out of stock in bangalore..!
User:is this true ?
User:I have enquired with couple of doctors and both said the same
Doctor:I am sorry
Doctor:there is nothing like that
Doctor:The vaccine is available
User:can you suggest a place where can i get it ?
Doctor:Please confirm your location
User:Kadubisanahalli, Ourter Ring Road (near marathahalli)
Doctor:You can consult another pediatrician, probably at VIMS
User:Yeah..I have consulted one at VIMS (Dr. Rekha)
Doctor:Or consult a pediatrician at manipal hospital at air port road
Doctor:on marathahalli
User:She also said to call me after 10 days..!
Doctor:I am sure the vaccine should be available
User:Are you sure about the painless version of these vaccines..!
Doctor:I am sure
User:By the way, how long we can wait after the due date..!
User:My doctor suggested for 15 days..waiting..
User:if not avaialable, we will give normal (painful) vaccine..
User:how long we can wait after the due date..!?
User:I mean ideal period..!
Doctor:If still unavailable, go for the regular vaccine
Doctor:yes, you can wait for another 15 days
Doctor:You can wait not more than 4 weeks
Doctor:this is ideal wait period
User:Ok.. thank you doctor..
Doctor:my pleasure
User:We will wait for another week..!
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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