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Does PPV vaccine exacerbate any pre-existing cough?

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Posted on Fri, 22 May 2015
Question: CAN A PPV VACCINE,IN AN OLDER MAN EXACERBATE PRE EXISTING COUGHING REALITY?
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Answered by Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta (23 minutes later)
Brief answer....No
Detailed answer...
Hello,
Thanks for the query.
I have read your query and understand your concern.
PPV vaccine is a widely used medicine for people above the age of 65 years who suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma so as prevent any exacerbation.
It offers protection for 5 years.
It is very well tolerated vaccine and doesn't exacerbate any Pre existing cough.
I hope it helps however you are most welcome to revert to me for any further query.
Best of luck
Thanks
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Does PPV vaccine exacerbate any pre-existing cough?

Brief answer....No Detailed answer... Hello, Thanks for the query. I have read your query and understand your concern. PPV vaccine is a widely used medicine for people above the age of 65 years who suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma so as prevent any exacerbation. It offers protection for 5 years. It is very well tolerated vaccine and doesn't exacerbate any Pre existing cough. I hope it helps however you are most welcome to revert to me for any further query. Best of luck Thanks