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What is the treatment for reaction to hib vaccine?

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Dr. Sarah Cueva
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Depends: It depends on the reaction. The most common reactions to vaccination are fever, fussiness, and muscle soreness. These are all normal and not a cause for alarm. Treat with Ibuprofen if needed for a couple of days and they will go away. If it's a more serious reaction, call your doctor.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of a reaction to Hib vaccine?

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Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Pediatrics 31 years experience
See below:: Approximately 25% of children who receive the hib vaccine experience mild side effects such as pain, redness, or swelling at the site of the shot, while more serious reactions are infrequent. Studies have shown that children who receive the hib vaccine in combination with or at the same time as the dtap vaccine are no more likely to experience side effects than children who receive only the dtap.

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