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COVID 19 VACCINE SAFETY IN KIDNEY DISEASE

Vaccines are one of the most effective tools to protect your health and prevent disease.

These vaccines have been demonstrated to be safe in patients with advanced CKD, those on dialysis and transplant patients

Kingwood kidney associates  urges patients with advanced kidney disease, including transplant and dialysis patients and patients requiring immunosuppression for treatment of advanced kidney disease, to continue masking and practicing social distancing, after being fully vaccinated.

Many experts also think getting a COVID-19 vaccine may help keep you from getting seriously ill if you do get COVID-19. These vaccines cannot give you COVID-19.

Call  us at kingwood kidney associates 281-401-9540 to schedule your appointment to help answer any questions you might have regarding covid 19 vaccine safety in patients with kidney disease.

You can also schedule your appointment online using the booking tool on this page. Book your examination today.

 

Author
Dr. Sowmya Puthalapattu Sowmya Puthalapattu, MD, or Dr. Sowmya as she’s known to patients, is an experienced board-certified nephrologist and internal medicine physician at Kingwood Kidney Associates, with offices in Kingwood and The Woodlands, Texas. Dedicated to providing her patients with comprehensive individualized care, Dr. Puthalapattu believes in the importance of active listening and having an open and creative clinical mind to provide the right care to meet her patients’ needs. She is faculty and Subspeciality education coordinator for Nephrology at IM GME program HCA Kingwood . Her areas of specialty include chronic kidney disease, end-stage renal disease, hyponatremia, and high blood pressure. A resident of The Woodlands, Texas, Dr. Puthalapattu spends her free time with her husband and two children. Her favorite activities include hiking and traveling.

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