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side effects of whooping cough vaccine in pregnancy

A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Whooping cough TDAP: This vaccine causes some significant muscle soreness with the shot. But, this should quickly resolve and be normal.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Swelling: Mostly local pain, redness and swelling. Possibly fever. Thanks for taking an active interest in your health and your family's health!
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Little or nothing: I give it in my office all the time to teens. None report any issue beyond their initial pain and soreness. This is dramatically different from the wh ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Arbogast
18 years experience Internal Medicine
No: They can't really study meds/vaccines in pregnant women because of the liability if harm comes to the baby. So the vaccine hasn't been studied in pre ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Usual side effects of Meningococcal vaccine ( "meningitis shot") are local pain, headache and fatigue, usually lasting 2-3 days.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Flu vaccine (shot): The flu shot has inactivated virus- so it will not infect you with the flu. If you have reactions to the shot they usually resolve within one to two d ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Thomas
39 years experience Pediatrics
Pain and redness: You can't get the tetanus alone in the usa. For adults and older kids, it's given as the td (tetanus and diphtheria) or the tdap (tetanus, diphtheria ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Varied: Many people experience a flu like illness after the vaccine. Some have an allergic reaction to it. Fever, cough, runny nose can all happen. It is a de ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: The Gardasil cervical cancer vaccine does not cause constant nausea and vomiting. Such symptoms should be evaluated by a primary care doctor to see wh ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience Pediatrics
Sure: Of course. Any medication or vaccination can cause side effects at any age. Mostly it will be local reaction such as soreness, redness and pain/itch ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
29 years experience Pediatrics
Side effects: Hypersensitivity reactions like fever, pain, swelling, erythema at the site of injection. Severe anaphylactic reactions may occur but are uncommon, gu ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Whooping cough shot: I would go to CDC site for full discussion. And discuss with your Dr. who knows you best.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Stauffer-munekata
35 years experience Family Medicine
No Risk, No Benefit: You may have localized swelling and pain at the injection site if you take a Flu shot twice, and I am sure your wallet will feel the loss of the co-pa ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Varies: It is a live virus vaccine.Most common side effect is: patients can develop measles (mild version) 7-14 days afterwards. Can have fever and a measles ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Deadly choice : Cases of whooping cough (pertussis) have increased in the us from ~2500 in the mid 90s to over 15000 per year due to increases in unvaccinated infants ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Nothing specific: You increase the discomfort factor, and could intensify any side effect or allergic response if you were sensitive to any vaccine component. For most, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Symptom control: Do not give these products to children younger than 4 years of age as they can cause problems. Guaifenesin is used to relieve chest congestion . Guaif ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rarely if ever: Flu vaccine has been rarely, if ever, linked to side effects although some suspect that rare cases of guillian-barre syndrome ( a paralyzing event us ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
If current: death.: Meningoccocal meningitis is a life threatening bacterial illness of the central nervous system lining called the meninges. I suspect your question is ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Not usually.: But, the vaccine injected into the upper arm muscle can cause some spasms which i'd say are not dangerous.
A female asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Local: The most common side effects are local soreness and tenderness. Rarely you might feel flu like symptoms such as achiness, low grade fever and malaise. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: No.

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