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A 41-year-old member asked:

What are the side effects from the tetanus, diphtheria and polio vaccine?

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Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Side effects: Hypersensitivity reactions like fever, pain, swelling, erythema at the site of injection. Severe anaphylactic reactions may occur but are uncommon, guillain-barre syndrome has been reported as well.
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What can you tell me about the tetanus diphtheria polio vaccine?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Kinrix: is a combination vaccine, administered by injection into the muscle, to encourage immunity against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and polio. It is indicated as a single dose for children 4-6 years old. This is an inactive (not live) virus vaccine. Kinrix is preservative free but contains a small amount of aluminum hydroxide.
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