DTP (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Polio)

Combination vaccine

  • Get your vaccination booster shots up to date
  • Safety & peace of mind before you travel
  • Professional caring & efficient service
Pricing £85
No. of sessions 1
Type of treatment Injection
Prevents Vaires
 
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The DTP vaccine protects against Diphtheria, Tetanus, & Polio. It is usually given to teenagers as a booster shot to strengthen their childhood vaccinations against these diseases.

It is a good idea to have the DTP vaccination if you are planning to travel widely, or to areas where any of these diseases are common, as they affect locations across several continents.

You may have had this vaccination as a child, but it is important to ensure that you are up to date with your boosters, as the shots lose their effects after ten years.

Always keep up-to-date with disease information when you are travelling, as areas of high risk can change over time.

To book an appointment for your DTP vaccination, please give us a call or get in touch online.

Commonly affected locations

Sub-Saharan Africa (Diphtheria & Tetanus), Pakistan, Afghanistan & Nigeria (Polio)

Symptoms*

Main symptoms of Diphteria:

  • a thick, grey or white coating on the tonsils & back of the throat
  • fever (body temperature of 38C (100.4F) or above
  • sore throat
  • headache
  • swollen glands (small lumps in the neck)
  • difficulty breathing & swallowing

 

The main symptoms of Tetanus include:

  • lockjaw, where the jaw muscles stiffen, making it difficult to open the mouth
  • muscle spasms, which can affect breathing & swallow
  • fever (body temperature of 38C (100.4F) or above
  • sweating
  • increased heartbeat

 

The early signs of Polio include:

  • fever (body temperature of 38C (100.4F) or above
  • headache
  • sore throat
  • stomach or abdominal pain
  • nausea & vomiting
  • aches & pains