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Meningitis shots
Jul 4, 2008
... The older meningitis shots (Menumune) were good only for 3-5 years and were given subcutaniously. The newer shots (Menactra) are given in the upper arm and cover a wider age range and last longer. You might check your vaccination record or your doctor to see which one you got. If you require another one, get the Menactra. There are very little if any side effects. (2 replies)
Meningitis Shot
Nov 17, 2005
... I'm a college freshman, and they require us to get Meningitis shots. ... (9 replies)
... tetnus, hep series, and mmr. I am worried about getting sick from these shots. I have not had a vaccination other than meningitis for a long time. Am I worring for nothing? ... (3 replies)

Feb 11, 2014
... You might try your local county health department. Many state/county health departments even offer them for free if you are 18 or younger. Also, some colleges offer them at their student health clinic for a reduced price or they are covered by student health insurance. Not sure if planned parenthood offers meningitis, they do offer the HPV vaccination at reduced cost or free.... (2 replies)
Jun 24, 2013
... Where can I get an meningitis shot for free or cheaper than an office visit. Shot needed for college. ... (2 replies)
Meningitis shot
Jul 23, 2008
... Trust me when I say there are more painful shots out there. ... (1 replies)
Meningitis shots
Jul 2, 2008
... I just had my son vaccinated as he will be going to college in the fall and livings in dorms. We were told the shot is good for 3-5 years so in your case, you may be due for another. (2 replies)
Meningitis shots
Jun 19, 2008
... I had a shot in 2002 before entering college. I am going to med school in Grenada in August. Is there a need to get another shot? (2 replies)
... Pneumonia, Rabies, Yellow Fever, Typhoid and the new Meningitis vaccine MENACTRA all all mercury free. There are mercury free versions of the Hep A, Hep B, Polio and Flu vaccines but not every provider may have them. ... (3 replies)
... The MMR is given on the back side of your upper arm (as is the Chicken pox vaccination and the older meningitis vaccination). You shouldnt have any problem with it. Being a teenager, this will most likely be the second one you have received. Most colleges require that you have received TWO MMR vaccinations during your lifetime. (4 replies)
Jul 6, 2005
... My second son I had his shots. Hes autistic now. not until his shots either. hE use to talk ect then stopped after his vaccines. ... (14 replies)
... months also. This series of shots can be given anytime between 12 and 18 months. ... (1 replies)
... B vaccine called Twinrix....and that way you get one shot with both vaccines instead of two shots separately. It's given in three shots...your first, the second shot is fgiven a month later and the third six months after the first. ... (1 replies)
... her than the Hib and Prevnar shots, which protect against meningitis. I probably would not even have done those, but my sister is a pramedic and is exposed, and meningitis is so very lethal. I found a great pediatrician who does not force the immunizations.. he is truly wonderful. ... (5 replies)
... It is ok to get all of the vaccines at one visit. The meningitis and Yellow fever are one shot each. The Hepatitis A vaccine requires three shots for full immunity at intervals of 0, two months later, four months later. ... (3 replies)
... infections and is routinely recommended for all children greater than 2 years of age." If they indicate "greater than 2 years," why would they give the series of shots from 2 months to 18 months? ... (11 replies)
... gifts i just want to scream. i hear conflicting info on school policy for immunization, i haven't heard of any polio or mumps outbreaks but i have heard of the meningitis strain gaining force, and that is the shot i am most afraid of. ... (49 replies)
... I recently got four shots in my arms (tetanus and meningitis in one arm; HPV and seasonal flu in the other). It's been five days now, and my arms are both still very sore. I can use them, but it is painful to do simple tasks, such as driving and writing. I have tried putting ice on the injection sites and taking ibuprofen, but that has done little for me. Is there anything... (0 replies)
... Actually, there is an official schedule for the US. You can download it at: I don't know what vaccines she's had already, I think you had her on a reduced schedule? She's probably past the age where HiB could put her in the hospital on a respirator, but you definitely want the Hep B, Meningitis,... (2 replies)
Oct 3, 2007
... boosters such as Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Polio, Measles, Meningitis or Flu and the HPV shot for females. ... (2 replies)

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