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Patient N (M, 42) underwent a hernia operation that required hospitalization and ICU care. During discharge, given the recent second COVID-19 wave, he asks Dr. M when he should take his COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. M recommends that he wait for 4-8 weeks after which he may get his vaccination. Is the timeline recommended by Dr. M correct?

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Pt has undergone surgery that required ICU management suggest pt was critical post surgery hence to regain his immunity and convalescence period to finish yes 8weeks time is to be given before vaccination

Thanx dr Dinesh Gupta

A .Now clear guidelines for Post hospital pt . They should abide the guidelines until unless they are not suffering for comorbid conditions like cancer, Renal disease , Diabetes and HT/ cardiomyopathy. 4 to 8 weeks time line should be followed

A. Yes, waiting for 4- 8 weeks before vaccination is recommended untill no serious comorbadities pt regain his immunity and convalescence period for 4 to 6 weeks.

Thanks Dr Dinesh Gupta

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A: Ofcourse naturally 4 to 8wks gap required before covid vaccination in normal cases.

4to8 weeks time line should be followed According to guidelines but I think that we should consider ege,male,femal, conditions and deases, disorder we should keep this all in mind

To wait for three months...is recommended after any other recovery

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