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by 571 · January 15, 2014 at 2:35 AM

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 · September 16, 2014 at 7:56 PM

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 · September 16, 2014 at 7:56 PM

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)