Every person has a different situation, so it is important to take this into consideration when choosing whether or not to get vaccinated. Some things to take into consideration include health conditions, illness, allergic reactions, religious beliefs, etc.
If you are unsure if certain vaccinations are right for you or your family, consult your health care provider to discuss your personal situation to come up with a plan that is right for you.
in the case that you are unsure if you should receive a vaccination, you should always take the time to do some research on the vaccine yourself as well as your own health conditions. Feel free to ask your health care provider for the insert paperwork that comes with a vaccine so you can read all about the ingredients, reactions, side effects, and other important information. Going to a doctor’s appointment well-informed can help you to make an educated decision on what is best for your body.
- Patients with autoimmune diseases or being treated for cancer
- Patients who are currently sick (cold, flu, other illness)
- Patients with specific health disorders need special consideration (Diabetes, HIV, Kidney disease, Heart disease, Stroke, etc.)
- Patients that have experienced a negative reaction with a vaccination in the past
- Women that are pregnant or planning to become pregnant should take this into consideration
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