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What are the currrent ideas on the mmr vaccine for egg allergy persons?
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Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 52 years experience
See below: Severe reaction to egg(anaphylaxis) is not a contraindication for MMR vaccination. Mmr can be given safely by utilizing desensitization technique, small diluted dose first with gradual increased dose in multiple shots. Skin test before vaccination is unreliable and is not recommended. Observation for 90 minutes is also suggested.
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