4 vaccines that “adults” should inject to prevent disease

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Although adults have a stronger immune system than children, But for some diseases. Even though we were vaccinated when we were children Immune levels gradually returned. Reduced to the point that it is no longer sufficient for disease prevention. Moreover, there are always new diseases that are emerging. resulting in the discovery of new vaccines. Therefore, vaccines are no longer something that is only used for young children . Dr. Kridakorn Kasornkham, medical expert from Addlife. Check-Up Center, 2nd floor, Life Center (Q House Lumpini), will talk about necessary vaccines. What is there for adults?

4 vaccines that "adults" should inject to prevent disease

Measles, Rubella, Mumps Vaccine (Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine: MMR) Normally, people who have been vaccinated 2 times already do not need to get the injection again. This is because the level of immunity is high enough to protect against disease for life. But adults who have never been sick with these three diseases before. Including those who have never received the vaccine or have not received 2 complete vaccines. They should receive at least 1 dose of the vaccine. Especially women of reproductive age should receive this type of vaccine at least 1 time and avoid pregnancy for 3 months after vaccination.

The Varicella Vaccine (Varicella Vaccine) should be administered to people who have never received the vaccine or have never had chickenpox or shingles before, with 2 injections 4-8 weeks apart. Women of reproductive age should avoid pregnancy for 1 month after. Vaccination People who are exposed to the disease should be vaccinated within 72 hours after exposure to the disease in order to be protected. If it is more than 5 days, it cannot prevent the disease. But it can reduce the severity of the disease.

Influenza Vaccine In general, influenza tends to have more severe symptoms than the flu and disappears in 5-7 days. But infection in people with low immunity, young children, the elderly, pregnant women, and people with chronic diseases of the respiratory system Chronic heart disease, etc., may have severe symptoms. Complications occur resulting in a high death rate. It is recommended to inject every year. Because influenza strains change every year. The injection is given once a year before the outbreak. In Thailand, outbreaks usually occur in two periods: during the rainy season. and during the winter However, the injection should not be given to people who have a severe allergic reaction to eggs. Because eggs are part of the influenza vaccine production process.

Pneumonia vaccine (Pneumococcal Vaccine) Pneumococcus is a bacteria that is an important cause of infectious diseases in people with low immunity, young children, the elderly, etc., especially invasive pneumococcal infections. (Invasive pneumococcal disease, abbreviated as IPD) causes infection in the bloodstream. meningitis Respiratory system infection In adults, the ทางเข้า ufabet vaccine is administered only once. But another booster injection may be given 3-5 years after the first injection.

Once you know this, it is recommended that you consult a medical professional to receive the complete vaccine. Because prevention is better than cure.