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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 Gold2014
I am travelling to Nigeria in Africa in one week, I completely forgot to get my vaccination shot. What can do. I sho...
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By Sivy2014
Seven days ago I received the smallpox vaccination. The first 5 days I had no issues with it. Yesterday (day 6) morni...
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By Nheshima Blank
Hi im Ian ive taken 2 rabipur shots april 15 and 16 ..since i was bitten by a rabid cat..and that was my second time...
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By Linda2112 Blank
I have planned a trip to Peru with 3 days in the Amazion, in late August. The CDC recommends: yellow fever vaccina...
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By roktim135 Blank
my wife was biten by a cat one month before. rabipur treatment starts now. is there any risk for delay in treatment?
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By htxhelp Blank
Hi - I travelled to Northern Botswana on safari (May 4 - May 9). I then went to a couple of cities in Botswana and...
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By Amitabhafirst Blank
I was bitten by a monkey and given anti rabies injection RABIPUR on 0, 3 ,7 and 16th day. After2 nd day I had feeli...
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By peopleinneed0602 Blank
Dear doctor, I have a few questions to get help.1. I would like to ask whether the rabies vaccine will hurt the human...
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By Cerafin Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
What is the implication of this test. HBsAg positive HBsAb Negative HBeAg negative HBeAb positive HBcAb posi...
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By DartmoorOwl Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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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