A 31-year-old member asked:
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reactions to hepatitis a vaccine common?

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Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
No: Hepatitis a vaccine rarely causes any reactions. It is a killed vaccine so there is no active disease with it. Hepatitis a is one of the most vaccine- preventable viruses.
Answered on Sep 29, 2020

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