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Should I give tylenol after flu shot to baby

A male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Needs to be seen: ongoing high fever and chills, need to be attended to, flu shot is irrelevant, please take your husband to ER or Urgent care, best wishes
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Minor: Fever, soreness at the injection site, and fussiness are the common side effects. The achiness and malaise reported by adults does not seem to occur. ... Read More
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Mild: Very mild headache, fever pain can occur.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Hard to be sure: The antibodies built during pregnancy are pushed into baby at a level higher per pound than mom retains. That said, all such antibodies begin to age o... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Yes: Whether these are really protective for the child is harder to prove. Breastfeeding is a personal decision looking at one's whole life situation. Best... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kalt
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
No: Do not use expired medication on your infant. See your pediatrician or ophthalmologist and get evaluated.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Stay away: If in fact you have infection with the influenza virus this is very easily transmitted to those around you. The probability is that baby has already ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Depends: It is certainly possible for a kid that age to get flu in spite of a flu shot 2 weeks ago. The shot may not have had time to build protection or it ma... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Safe-yes: This vaccine is delayed to 6 months because it is thought the maternal antibodies baby gets from you during pregnancy would otherwise weaken the benef... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
If over age: 6 months then it is good that your baby received a flu shot.
A member asked:
Dr. Arthur Torre
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 52 years experience
Yes: Flu shots are recommended for everyone over 6 months of age.
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