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Offline The Ghost

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I Love Vaccines. Which Ones Can I Get as an Adult?
« on: March 10, 2019, 06:29:06 PM »
The anti-vaccination movement has more than earned its latest round of bad press. The U.S. is currently dealing with several outbreaks of measles, a disease effectively wiped out by routine childhood vaccination in the country two decades ago. And just this week, Oregon doctors reported that a six-year-old boy had to endure months of excruciating pain because his family had chosen to not vaccinate him for tetanus.

But while many of us fully appreciate the good that vaccines can do and support children getting all their recommended shots, there are actually some vaccines adults should be getting too—but often aren’t.

https://gizmodo.com/i-love-vaccines-which-ones-can-i-get-as-an-adult-1833164745
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« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2019, 07:26:56 PM »
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I will NOT comply.
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« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2019, 08:05:30 PM »
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My doc says I have to get the shingles vax.  I am holding off.   Don't know why? 
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« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2019, 08:21:15 PM »
My doc says I have to get the shingles vax.  I am holding off.   Don't know why?

Because you have a doubt about it not causing the disease they were supposed to "cure?"

I'd do it when I can.  I had Chicken Pox as a kid.  If you had the Pox get thee to a vax.
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« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2019, 08:24:48 PM »
My doc says I have to get the shingles vax.  I am holding off.   Don't know why?

Had the shingles vax and the booster...got the shingles..mild case the Dr said and only on my left leg..they hurt like hell.....

The new vax is 90% effective..the one I got several years ago was 50%....now I need to get the new one...and yes you can get the shingles more than once.

I get a flu shot every fall

I have had the pneumonia shot and it's booster...
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Re: I Love Vaccines. Which Ones Can I Get as an Adult?
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2019, 08:26:06 PM »
The anti-vaccination movement has more than earned its latest round of bad press. The U.S. is currently dealing with several outbreaks of measles, a disease effectively wiped out by routine childhood vaccination in the country two decades ago. And just this week, Oregon doctors reported that a six-year-old boy had to endure months of excruciating pain because his family had chosen to not vaccinate him for tetanus.

But while many of us fully appreciate the good that vaccines can do and support children getting all their recommended shots, there are actually some vaccines adults should be getting too—but often aren’t.

https://gizmodo.com/i-love-vaccines-which-ones-can-i-get-as-an-adult-1833164745
Sad that anti-vaxxers are getting the blame for stupid "immigration" policy.

Seed sick third world kids all over and wonder why third world diseases we'd wiped out are making a comeback? Really?
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Re: I Love Vaccines. Which Ones Can I Get as an Adult?
« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2019, 08:26:10 PM »
Because you have a doubt about it not causing the disease they were supposed to "cure?"

I'd do it when I can.  I had Chicken Pox as a kid.  If you had the Pox get thee to a vax.

It is simpler for me  I hate needles.
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« Reply #7 on: March 10, 2019, 08:31:51 PM »
Sad that anti-vaxxers are getting the blame for stupid "immigration" policy.

Seed sick third world kids all over and wonder why third world diseases we'd wiped out are making a comeback? Really?

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« Reply #8 on: March 10, 2019, 08:34:54 PM »
It is simpler for me  I hate needles.

I am an RN and I refuse to get the shingles vaccine- even the new improved one. My husband is staunch anti-vaccine. We go around some. I get the flu vaccine every year and have had both the pneumonia vaccines. He won't take any. My husband recalls being given a whole host of vaccines in the navy and getting ill.

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Re: I Love Vaccines. Which Ones Can I Get as an Adult?
« Reply #9 on: March 10, 2019, 08:37:02 PM »
I know an older fellow who got the shingles vaccination and came down with a very painful case. I need to do some more reading on that before deciding whether to get it.
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Re: I Love Vaccines. Which Ones Can I Get as an Adult?
« Reply #10 on: March 10, 2019, 08:38:59 PM »
I know an older fellow who got the shingles vaccination and came down with a very painful case. I need to do some more reading on that before deciding whether to get it.

Me too.   
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Re: I Love Vaccines. Which Ones Can I Get as an Adult?
« Reply #11 on: March 10, 2019, 09:27:06 PM »
My doc says I have to get the shingles vax.  I am holding off.   Don't know why?

Have you ever had the shingles?  I have and I got the new vaccine as soon as it was available.
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Re: I Love Vaccines. Which Ones Can I Get as an Adult?
« Reply #12 on: March 10, 2019, 10:15:39 PM »
My husband recalls being given a whole host of vaccines in the navy and getting ill.


As you likely know, some vaccines are in a combo, like MMRV. The services were famous for hitting you all at once with mandatory shots for different deployment areas. If you assault your immune system that way, it’s easier to get sick. Spreading them out is much better.

I’m forced to get certain types for vendor credentials, especially in VA facilities. I always avoided it, until I got the flu, while traveling in 2014. My temp ran away, due to hydration. When I finally dragged myself to the ER, my temp was over 104. It took a full month to feel 100% again. Since then, I’ve gotten which shots I can and haven’t had much more than occasional congestion, since.
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Re: I Love Vaccines. Which Ones Can I Get as an Adult?
« Reply #13 on: March 10, 2019, 10:28:48 PM »
Have you ever had the shingles

nope.  i figure i will risk it.
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« Reply #14 on: March 10, 2019, 10:34:25 PM »
nope.  i figure i will risk it.

Well, ok then.  I never want to go through that again.  Did you know it can take 6 months to get over it?  Horrible.
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« Reply #15 on: March 10, 2019, 10:53:00 PM »
Well, ok then.  I never want to go through that again.  Did you know it can take 6 months to get over it?  Horrible.
meh.   I will survive.
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« Reply #16 on: March 10, 2019, 11:10:02 PM »
meh.   I will survive.

Probably true.
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Re: I Love Vaccines. Which Ones Can I Get as an Adult?
« Reply #17 on: March 11, 2019, 01:53:34 AM »
Was anti-vax pretty near all the way along. Now it is out of my hands. It ain't kosher.


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