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by 571 · about 5 hours ago

I have to get a tetanus booster in order to attend a new school this semester because I haven't had one in the last ten years. Is there anything I should be aware of? Plan for any side effects? The doctor also wants me to have a TB test?... (more)

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James_3 0 · January 15, 2014 at 2:34 AM

Tetanus Booster side effects = none for most people (usually just redness/soreness, like most vaccines). Standard to have every 10 years + when you jab yourself on a rusty nail. TB is big now because of all the resistant variants of it coming... (more)

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by 15226 · about 6 hours ago

Hi all, regardless of how people feel about vaccinations, what's the deal with the TB skin test? Is it injecting something into you? Is there anything potentially harmful being injected?

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Jackie_4 0 · October 19, 2012 at 7:22 AM

From what I understand, live bacteria is not used in the TB skin test, so apparently you are at no risk of developing TB from the test, according to my immunologist.

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by 549 · October 16, 2014 at 3:46 AM

Hi all My brother's health is a huge concern and I thought I'd write to see if anyone has suggestions. What I have done is try to convince him to do away with grains and he decided to quit bread a few weeks ago, but I am not sure what else he does... (more)

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EvaFolsom 0 · October 14, 2012 at 6:00 AM

I just wanted to say that even though Paleo is a great way to eat and can help with mood via hormone balancing, it's not a total panacea for all problems mental & physical. Sometimes people need medication. Also, for folks who are struggling... (more)

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