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A 51-year-old male asked:

i took my daughter for vaccine this morning. prevenar 13 (0.5ml). the nurse with a shaking hands, two drop was out. now im worrying if the injection is success? should we go for another one?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
If it's not the last: If it's her last Prevnar shot, meaning she has finished the series, then a couple of drops makes no difference in the grand scheme of life. Series is usually 4 shots, but fewer if a patient has missed earlier shots. Only young kids or immunosuppressed kids get Prevnar. Beyond that, Prevnar returns for one dose around age 65 years. If she is due for more Prevnar shots, look for a nonshaking nurse.

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