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Is typhoid injection is save? Where can I get it? I’m just 18y/o

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: April 20, 2021 11:30 AM
Anonymous 3 months

Hello doc…can I know why people have to take typhoid vaccine…is that save?? And where I can get it??

Dr Sashini Seeni 3 months
General Practitioner

Greetings! Thank you for your questions.

The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions due to the limited information provided by you. Click on this link (DoctorOnCall) for a private consultation with our doctors.

First and foremost, we truly understand your concerns regarding your symptoms and other health problems you might be facing. For your information, typhoid vaccine or injection is a type of immunization to prevent typhoid fever. The vaccine is available in government and private clinics or hospitals in Malaysia. It is aimed to stimulate the body’s immune response against Salmonella typhi and produce antibodies to fight future infection. The use of this vaccine has been proven to prevent the incidence of typhoid fever in many countries including Malaysia.

People who work or deal with the food industry such as food vendors, chefs, food & beverages factory workers are required to take the injection. This injection is safe for everyone.

In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor for full examination . You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you.

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