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Questions in the Travel Medicine forum are answered by Dr. Philip D Parks, affiliated with Harvard School of Public Health. Topics covered include disease prevention, finding a doctor abroad, food and water safety, illness and injury abroad, mosquito and tick protection, resources for travelers, traveling with children or pets, traveling with special needs, vaccinations and immunizations.

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By Cerafin
Hello Doc's and thank you for taking my question regarding verorab booster shots. I had my last two booster shots ab...
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By mamalawson
I'm a 42 old and I'm 5weeks pregnant....is it okay to fly in the First 12 weeks?
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By I1981
Hello, I am 6 weeks pregnant and unfortunately i am not immune to the Toxoplasma virus, since i was found negative...
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By yucks
way back 2-3 years ago I have been scratched by a kitten in feet,that time I dont have totally idea in rabies in a ca...
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By moviestardude99
So for the state I am in I have to get the meningitis shot but I found out that I have the mcv4 shot? I would like to...
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By Sissa69
What immunizations do you recommend that I have before I travel to Russia, and how far ahead of the trip should I get...
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By singingfrizzle
My daughter went to Uganda in May 2013 & Haiti in July 2013. In October, she started having difficulty breathing & ch...
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By RhemaEsoteric
What is the implication of this test. HBsAg positive HBsAb Negative HBeAg negative HBeAb positive HBcAb posi...
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By DartmoorOwl
My daughter is planning to go to Tanzania in April. She has hypothyroidism and takes armourthyroid. Will the malaria...
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By amitaggarwal1983
DearSir, A stray dog has bitten my wife today. She is breast feeding our 7 month old daughter. We consulted docto...
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By henryleetama
I was bitten by a domestic cat in China-the wound on my hand was small, but some blood was drawn. After 7 days the c...
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By Jwfouladi
After 6hr flight there is numbness of right tight that has lasted for 4 days. I need advice On this. thank you. No ...
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By LanceInUtah
I have to first say I have major anxiety and so I realize I am overreacting but I need advice somewhat related to the...
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By yucks
Our dog licked my pointer finger,i forgot to wash it but it is already dry..after several minutes maybe 20 mins.i acc...
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By Krisee31
Is there any way to forego the DTap vaccine and get an individual diptheria, individual pertussis and individual teta...
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By casey00 Blank
I am travelling at short-notice and need to have the Flu, Hepatitis B and Yellow Fever vaccinations before going to B...
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By hqew2013
HQPCB I am going to France for a long vacation, but I have no idea where to go and what to do in France. Any suggestion?
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By NatNielsen
I just found out I'm about 3 weeks pregnant and have a trip scheduled in 3 wks to see my dad and introduce him to my ...
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By BirdOfSage Blank
I was bitten by a dog in Bangkok, Thailand, and have got my VeroRab shot on day 0, 3, 7 and 13 because day13 was the ...
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By Margot49 Blank
I'll try this forum. I am still dealing with undiagnosed health problems. Was having major GI issues, somewhat reso...
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