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A 48-year-old member asked:

how dangerous is mmr vaccine for adult?

2 doctor answers10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Neish
Pediatric Cardiology 38 years experience
Safe: Mmr and other standard vaccinations are generally safe. The risks of vaccinations have been greatly exaggerated in the media over the past couple of decades. It is well established that some of the data implicating vaccinations as risky was falsified data.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
There is no danger: It is not dangerous at all and is very safe vaccine for adults and children

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A 42-year-old member asked:

What are the long term effects of the MMR vaccine for adults?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not often given to : Adults....In post pubertal women it often can cause rheumatogenic reactions....Like joint aches and even can sometimes trigger autoimmune dysfunction. Many do just fine...Hopefully the long term effects are immunity.
A 44-year-old member asked:

What are the long term effects of the MMR vaccine in an adult?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 56 years experience
MMR vaccine: The long term beneficial effects of the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine is lifelong immunity against those 3 viral infections. There are no known long term adverse side effects reported.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
On occasion, adults will experience a transient (week +/-) of joint tenderness a week or so after the shot. It responds to minor anti inflammatories and disappears rather quickly.
Jul 3, 2014
A 34-year-old member asked:

What long term effects of the MMR vaccine in adults are common?

2 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera answered
Pediatrics 28 years experience
None: There are no known long term side effects.
A 33-year-old member asked:

Is there a different MMR vaccine for adults?

4 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
No: Same vaccine.
A 47-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me how risky is MMR vaccine for adult?

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Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics 27 years experience

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