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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Orally, 2-3 doses: There are two oral rotavirus vaccines. Rotateq is 3 doses, and Rotarix is 2 doses. One should try to stay with one brand of vaccine, but if one cannot ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
31 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: The rotavirus vaccine is given to protect against the development of gastroenteritis caused by the virus. It is a live, attenuated vaccine. There is a ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience in Pediatrics
See below:: Vaccinated infants are slightly (1%-3%) more likely to be irritable or to have mild, temporary diarrhea or vomiting after getting a dose of vaccine th ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
New vaccine is safe: The old vaccine 20 years ago had intussusception side effects (intestinal problem). New RotaTeq doesn't seem to have the side effect, meaning the chan ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Rotavirus vaccine: Rotavirus vaccine reaction- mild problems include temporary vomiting, diarrhea and irritability- serious problems occurring in 1 in 20,000 to 1 in 100 ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Rotavirus: It is ok and the vaccine should be effective, but you need to know that some kids will develop rotavirus infection with the wild type even if they ar ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Fever & stomach ills: Fever, vomiting and diarrhea are the most common side effects to the vaccine.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Your pediatrician: You should see your pediatrician first so he/she can determine that the symptoms your child has are indeed due to the rotavirus vaccine. Look at the c ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes : Yes
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
44 years experience in Travel Medicine
2 different vaccines: There are 2 brands available: Rotarix (2 dose schedule) and RotaTeq (3 dose schedule) both are started at baby's 2 month visit though can be given as ... Read More

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