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A 35-year-old female asked:

My 15 mo old daughter is receiving the mmr vaccine today - however she's a little nose congested (snotty nose) - is it still ok to get the vaccine?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Yes: Having a mild illness like "cold" does not contraindicate getting vaccination.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Yes: For most routine immunizations, it is fine to administer the vaccine during an upper respiratory tract infection.

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Last updated Dec 28, 2019

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