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Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 90697 90723 90740 90743 90744 90746 90747 90748 Z23 Hepatitis B vaccine can prevent hepatitis B . Hepatitis B is a liver disease that can cause mild illness lasting a few weeks, or it can lead to a serious...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Meningococcal ACWY vaccine can help protect against meningococcal disease caused by serogroups A, C, W, and Y. A different meningococcal vaccine is available that can help protect against serogroup B. Meningococcal disease...
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Published: January 2021
... Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Hib vaccine can prevent Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease . Haemophilus influenzae type b can cause many different kinds of infections. These infections usually affect children under 5 years of age...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... the body through cuts, scratches, or wounds. In their first 4 to 6 months, babies are more prone to infections because their immune systems are immature. Also, they haven't received their first few doses of the vaccine that protects them from diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis yet. During this time...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 90633 Z23 Hepatitis A vaccine can prevent hepatitis A . Hepatitis A is a serious liver disease. It is usually spread through close, personal contact with an infected person or when a person unknowingly ingests...
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Published: January 2021
... Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) can prevent pneumococcal disease . Pneumococcal disease refers to any illness caused by pneumococcal bacteria. These bacteria can cause many types of illnesses, including pneumonia...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Polio vaccine can prevent polio . Polio (or poliomyelitis) is a disabling and life-threatening disease caused by poliovirus, which can infect a person’s spinal cord, leading to paralysis. Most people infected...
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Published: January 2021
... Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 90680 90681 Z23 Rotavirus vaccine can prevent rotavirus disease. Rotavirus commonly causes severe, watery diarrhea, mostly in babies and young children. Vomiting and fever are also common in babies with rotavirus...
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Published: January 2021
... Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DTaP vaccine can prevent diphtheria , tetanus , and pertussis . Diphtheria and pertussis spread from person to person. Tetanus enters the body through cuts or wounds. DIPHTHERIA (D) can lead to difficulty breathing...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Varicella vaccine can prevent varicella . Varicella , also called “chickenpox,” causes an itchy rash that usually lasts about a week. It can also cause fever, tiredness, loss of appetite, and headache. It can lead to skin...
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Published: January 2021
... Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention MMR vaccine can prevent measles, mumps , and rubella . MEASLES (M) causes fever, cough, runny nose, and red, watery eyes, commonly followed by a rash that covers the whole body. It can lead to seizures (often associated...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tdap vaccine can prevent tetanus, diphtheria , and pertussis . Diphtheria and pertussis spread from person to person. Tetanus enters the body through cuts or wounds. TETANUS (T) causes painful stiffening of the muscles...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... © 2020 American Academy of Pediatrics. All rights reserved. Anyone can get infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV), including your child. The hepatitis B vaccine is the best way to protect your child from becoming infected. Read on for more information from the American Academy...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... Shot sites can have swelling, redness and pain. Most often, these symptoms start within 24 hours of the shot. They most often last 3 to 5 days. With the DTaP vaccine, they can last up to 7 days. This is a normal reaction to the vaccine, not an infection. It is usually the only side effect...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... People with minor illnesses, such as a cold, may be vaccinated. People who are moderately or severely ill should usually wait until they recover before getting meningococcal B vaccine. Your health care provider can give you more information. Adverse reactions should be reported...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Influenza vaccine can prevent influenza (flu) . Flu is a contagious disease that spreads around the United States every year, usually between October and May. Anyone can get the flu, but it is more dangerous for some people...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Influenza vaccine can prevent influenza (flu) . Flu is a contagious disease that spreads around the United States every year, usually between October and May. Anyone can get the flu, but it is more dangerous for some people...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... HPV (Human papillomavirus) vaccine can prevent infection with some types of human papillomavirus. HPV infections can cause certain types of cancers including: cervical, vaginal and vulvar cancers in women, penile cancer in men, and anal cancers in both men and women...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... Has had an allergic reaction after a previous dose of any vaccine that protects against tetanus or diphtheria , or has any severe, life-threatening allergies Has ever had Guillain-Barré Syndrome (also called “GBS”) Has had severe pain or swelling after a previous dose of any...
Patient Education Handouts
Published: January 2021
... Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention MMRV vaccine can prevent measles, mumps, rubella , and varicella . MEASLES (M) causes fever, cough, runny nose, and red, watery eyes, commonly followed by a rash that covers the whole body. It can lead to seizures (often...