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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
See below:: Nearly all children who get the MMR vaccine (more than 80%) will have no side effects. Most children who have a side effect will have only a mild reac ... Read More

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Reaction to MMR: MMR is a vaccine that immunizes against measles, mumps,& rubella (German measles). Here is a list of possible vaccination reactions: https://www ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
Usually no treatment: Most vaccine reactions are mild including fever or mild rash. No treatment. If the child has a fever from a vaccine or an illness such as strep throa ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
What type reaction: If a child has a local reaction to the MMR vaccine (a rash where the shot was given), it may be a reaction to the preservatives in the vaccine. A more ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not: Fever occurs in up to 15% of people who get the MMR vaccine. It is one of the most common side effects and usually occurs within a week or two of the ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily: It isn't bad as long as you go ahead and get caught up. Hopefully the child didn't catch any vaccine preventable illnesses during the period when they ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
?Neomycin, hopefully: Like all vaccines, the MMR vaccine has many ingredients one could react to, but the most likely is neomycin, which is known to cause severe allergic r ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Don't stop vaccines: About 5% of chldren develop a rash after their first mmr. This doesn't necessarily indicate an allergy, and benefits of getting vaccinated usually ou ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Stanford
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
48 hours: Typically, fevers from vaccines resolve within 48 hours.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Depends: If the redness resolves within 48 to 96 hours after administration, then it is normal.

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