What Is the Vaccines Schedule for Adults?

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Vaccines aren’t just for kids. Grown-ups need them to protect against diseases that become more common in adulthood. They can also protect you if you missed a dose as a child.

Although adults have stronger immunity than children. But for some diseases. Even though we were vaccinated. When we were children Immune vaccines adults levels gradually returned. Reduce to the point that it is no longer sufficient for disease prevention. 

In addition, there are always new diseases that are emerging. Resulting in the discovery of new vaccines Therefore, vaccines are no longer just something for young children. Dr. Kridakorn Kesornkham, a specialist doctor from Addlife. Report from ทางเข้า ufabet

What is there for adults?

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 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 administere 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. Vaccinate People vaccines adults. Who are exposed to the disease. Should 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 

(Influenza Vaccine) In general, influenza symptoms tend more severe than the flu and disappear in 5-7 days. But infection in people with low immunity, young children, the elderly, pregnant women, people with chronic diseases in the respiratory system. Chronic heart disease, etc., may have severe symptoms. There are complications resulting in a high mortality rate. It is recommend to inject every year. Because influenza virus strains change every year by injecting once a year before the outbreak. In Thailand, there are usually 2 outbreaks during the rainy season. and winter Do not inject in people. Who are severely allergic to eggs. Because eggs are part of the flu vaccine production process.

pneumococcal 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 vaccine is administere only once. But another booster injection may given 3-5 years after the first injection.

When knowing these things, it is advisable to consult a medical professional to get the full vaccination. Because prevention is better than cure.