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Forum: Vaccinations   06-28-2007, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Crisstiana
Is sensation intact in his feet and hands? ...

Is sensation intact in his feet and hands?

If not, I would worry about getting a puncture wound that could go unnoticed. While tetanus can occur with other types of injuries (or, in rare cases,...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-28-2007, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Crisstiana
MD Travel is a good site for info on diseases in...

MD Travel is a good site for info on diseases in different countries and possible preventative measures one might want to take. Here's the link for Korea: Clicky!...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-28-2007, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By Crisstiana
For Dengue, as others have said, there is no...

For Dengue, as others have said, there is no vax. Here's some mosquito prevention ideas from MD Travel Health:

Wear long sleeves, long pants, hats and shoes (rather than sandals). For rural and...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-28-2007, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 552
Posted By Crisstiana
Quote: Originally Posted by HeavenLeighGrace...

Quote:
Originally Posted by HeavenLeighGrace http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8498743)
However, when he asked me why I...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-28-2007, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,159
Posted By Crisstiana
My experience backs up what Marcdoc said. ...

My experience backs up what Marcdoc said.

In my med school, we had a year of infectious diseases and immunology. The year-long pharmacology class paralleled much of what we were learning in ID&I....
Forum: Vaccinations   06-22-2007, 03:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By Crisstiana
Personally, I think she should consult her...

Personally, I think she should consult her HIV/AIDS doc as the infection, even when well suppressed, posing different concerns about vaxes than for HIV-negative people.

FWIW, here's some links...
Forum: Women's Health   06-22-2007, 01:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Crisstiana
Hi, Nicole: My twins are now about 9 months...

Hi, Nicole:

My twins are now about 9 months old, and they laugh at everything and nothing. I have no worries about their development, but they just think nearly everything is funny, especially my...
Forum: Selective/Delayed Vaccination   06-21-2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,134
Posted By Crisstiana
If there is a chance you are going to be exposed...

If there is a chance you are going to be exposed to others' blood, I'd get the Hep vax. Things squirt and splash, gloves tear, etc.

In med school, I had gloves tear, even with double-gloving. I...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-21-2007, 12:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By Crisstiana
Here's the list, for the link-impaired. It also...

Here's the list, for the link-impaired. It also includes PPD, the Mantoux Tb test as questions often are posted about its ingredients.

And the standard disclaimers: All info is from the label...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-19-2007, 03:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,038
Posted By Crisstiana
Quote: Originally Posted by Twice as nice...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Twice as nice http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8421939)
I need help finding information about...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-19-2007, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By Crisstiana
Quote: Originally Posted by anewmama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by anewmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8419436)
If a vaccine is designed to help your body...
Forum: Women's Health   06-19-2007, 01:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Crisstiana
I'm so sorry about your husband. I've worked...

I'm so sorry about your husband. I've worked with patients with TBI, although that is not my primary focus as its not an area I enjoy.

It is very hard to predict the prognosis of most TBI. So...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-19-2007, 01:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By Crisstiana
I am amazed at the ingenuity and intelligence...

I am amazed at the ingenuity and intelligence behind medical research. The stuff my husband has worked on is so far above my head, even as an MD with research experience, that it blows my mind (and...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-18-2007, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By Crisstiana
Quote: Originally Posted by cbemish...

Quote:
Originally Posted by cbemish http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8414443)
Chrisstiana -

Thanks for listing these...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-18-2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By Crisstiana
Quote: Originally Posted by mamamillet...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mamamillet http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8415257)
With regards to small pox--how was it...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-18-2007, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By Crisstiana
Quote: Originally Posted by bygones75...

Quote:
Originally Posted by bygones75 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8413413)
Wow, that's scary. Though yes... it does...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-18-2007, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By Crisstiana
The package inserts are frequently hard reads....

The package inserts are frequently hard reads. The ingredients are often buried in discussions about processing, although they are sometimes listed near the end.

Here's the general format:...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-18-2007, 03:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 859
Posted By Crisstiana
I would only skip WBV visits if I felt I could...

I would only skip WBV visits if I felt I could competently:
- diagnose heart and lung disorders with a stethoscope
- palpate a child's abdomen and know normal from abnormal
- spot leg length...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-18-2007, 03:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,493
Posted By Crisstiana
I'm an MD who didn't have kids when I entered...

I'm an MD who didn't have kids when I entered med school. And I'm glad for that. There's a ton of studying the first 2 years. At my school, some of the rotations during the last 2 years are at the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-18-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,238
Posted By Crisstiana
* Broke my back and had to walk several miles...

* Broke my back and had to walk several miles out of the wilderness for help
* Got married in a zoo
* Was attacked along with my roommate by two guys out of "Deliverance" while hiking the Ozarks...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-18-2007, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By Crisstiana
Quote: Originally Posted by desertpenguin...

Quote:
Originally Posted by desertpenguin http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8411917)
ACK! my husband works really late most...
Forum: Women's Health   06-18-2007, 02:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,217
Posted By Crisstiana
Quote: Originally Posted by myjo...

Quote:
Originally Posted by myjo http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8410557)
The links I provided above will probably sound...
Forum: Women's Health   06-18-2007, 03:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,217
Posted By Crisstiana
Quote: Originally Posted by uccomama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by uccomama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8404011)
Dr Hamer has a five year cure rate of 92...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-17-2007, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Crisstiana
Hi, Lori: Here's some links that may be...

Hi, Lori:

Here's some links that may be helpful:

- From Peru.Com: Peru Travel (http://travel.peru.com/travel/english/trip_planner/health.asp) (includes health info)
- From the CDC:...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-17-2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By Crisstiana
Guatemala does not require yellow fever vaxes...

Guatemala does not require yellow fever vaxes (http://www2.ncid.cdc.gov/travel/yb/utils/ybGet.asp?section=YBAll&cssNav=browseoyb) for travelers coming from non-endemic areas such as the US. FWIW,...
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