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Pneumococcal vaccine recommendations

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Dr. Chobufo Ditah MD

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Dr. Arun MD

vaccination i.e Polio + Hepatitis B . If I delay her Pneumococcal vaccine is there any bad effects ... + Rotavirus vaccine and 2 dose of Pneumococcal . Only one Pneumococcal dose is left which... View answer

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Dr. K. C. Pant MD

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Dr. Suresh K Yadav MD

My daughter is 4 and half month old. On 18th august - 2014, she was given pneumococcal vaccine (PCV ... recommended it the viral infection and gave the medicine. however, fever did not last for 7 days ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Suresh K Yadav ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Irshad H Naqvi MD

HI doctor My baby is 7 months old... I hve not given her pneumococcal vaccine to her as my peadiatrician said it is optional to give this vaccine... Is it neccessary to give the vaccine or is... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Irshad H Naqvi ( Pediatrician)
Dr.  Eric Goldstein MD

My baby is 6 weeks old and the following vaccines are scheduled for her at this age - DTP, HIB, OPV, Hepatitis B, Rotavirus and Pneumococcal vaccine. Is it recommended to go for all these... View answer

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Dr. Varanasi Pundarikaksha MD

I am 61 years old and I have been healthy. I had two Pneumococcal vaccines, but I still developed ... to Streptococcus were all very low. He recommended the Prevnar, which I just had two weeks ago and... View answer

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Dr. Partho Sarathi Roy MD

, there is no introduction of pnemococcal vaccine in india, by 2010 only the pnemonococcal conjugat vaccine is introduced. so now i am willing to put pneumonoccoccal vaccine , is it effective if i put... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Partho Sarathi Roy ( Pediatrician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Saumya Mittal MD

yes, to a large extent. side effects of vaccination may occur

Dr.    Prof. Kunal Saha MD

The immunity is not complete at this stage and requires boosters. There can be other causes of respiratory illnesses too.