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Thyphoid Vaccination
I had given my daughter Thyphoid vaccination when she was 2 years old. The doctor is now insisting that another thyphoid vaccination was due when she was 5 years old. Is that correct?
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DR Rajeev Ranjan
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Ya ur doctor is correct.according to new schedule typhoid vaccine is now given every 3 years.
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Dr. Trupti Shetty
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The effect of typhoid vaccine lasts only for 3years.  Hence another dose needs to be given at 5 & 8years. U can totally opt out of giving this vaccine, but then your child will not longer be protected against typhoid
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Dr. Mangala Pawar
Pediatrician 21 yrs exp Gurgaon
There is also another typhoid vaccine available which has much longer protection . Called typhoid conjugate vaccine.  You can go for it If you do not want to repeat it every three years.
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