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Are Vaccines Safe For Toddlers
How safe are childhood vaccines really? Are any worse than others ? Scared to get my toddlers 18 month update.
All are safe: All vaccines are safe and effective. They are not associated with developing autism. For more reassurance go to websites of centers for disease control, american academy of pediatrics- kid's health and children's hospital of philadelphia. All have great information about vaccine safety and the importance of children getting all their vaccines on time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nothing in life is: There is nothing in life that is always safe. There is no food, drink, toy, medication, vaccine, vacation, nor person that is always safe. That being said, vaccines are almost always safe... And that's as good as it gets on this planet! if it's better to get the vaccine than the disease, then get the vaccine. ...Read more
Yes: Yes. Not only are they safe, they are extremely important to protect your little bundle of joy from serious diseases that are potentially in the community, and that could have dire consequences if contracted. Please follow the recommendations of the aap/cdc/acip and discuss with your doctor. There is no need to delay them or space them out. They are safe. ...Read moreSee 17 more doctor answers
Yes: It may seem unreal, but the stress to babies system from 4-6 of todays modern vaccines, given at one time, is a fraction of the stress from one smallpox vaccine.Since smallpox killed 1/3 victims and was still active in the world, few questioned the stress of the vaccine.Today's vaccines are the product of decades of research and ongoing surveillance as has the combination given per visit ...Read more
Very safe: vaccinations that are recommended for babies are safe and protect them from potentially life-threatening diseases. Talk with your pediatrician about what vaccines are given during your child's first years of life. you can also read about vaccines through the American Academy of Pediatrics. ...Read more
Yes: The vaccine protocols followed by physicians have been developed over time and found to be safe & effective. Variations suggested by playboy bunnies or other self appointed vaccine experts have not.The system stress due to all those given at one visit is less than that of a single smallpox inoculation given years ago. I sleep well at night knowing we do the right thing by vaccinating by protocol. ...Read more
Ask!: There are limited number of vaccine manufacturers licensed to sell vaccines in this country. All vaccine manufacturers have standards that are strictly adhered to and the physicians that provide these are obligated to follow rigid storage conditions and rotation practices. There are no 'bad' lots of vaccines and all are fully tested and safe. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Safer than not to: Vaccine haters in the 80's told us they caused cp, in the 90's crib death & 2000's autism. Court testimony revealed a money making hoax behind the MMR scare and the Dr lost his license to practice. The vaccines have been the single best lifesaver for kids in a hundred years. They are safe and effective as offered. Failure to vaccinate risks death and disability.To me it's a no brainer. ...Read more
A hoax: Vaccine haters in the 80's told us they caused cp, in the 90's crib death & now autism. Court testimony revealed a money making hoax behind the MMR scare and the dr lost his license to practice. The vaccines have been the single best lifesaver for kids in a hundred years. They are safe and effective as offered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to get all my vaccinations again if I have no recorded shot records. And im unable to get any records of them?
Absolutely: Definitely better than taking the risk of being unprotected. I would only get antibody levels for diseases that I may already have had and therefore would need to get a vaccine ( i.e. Chickenpox) or under circumstances that you may not have protective antibody levels (i.e.- Hepatitis B) ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Which Vaccine?: Most vaccines given In USA are safe but can have some mild side effects and rarely serious Serious side effects are so rare and it is difficult to say if these reported serious side effects are random or due to Vaccine.But reported with some vaccines ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No problems: They are inert and don't cause problems. ...Read more
Am taking abhay rab vaccine as 0-3-7-28 days. After taking it how many days am safe and no need to take again if again am exposed?
I'm worried about the amount of aluminum in the 5 shots that my 2 month old is going to get. Is there a safer alternative for those 5 vaccinations?
No: safer alternative for vaccination, I appreciate your concerns, but more so would be the concerns of lack-of vaccination, your child is your responsibility either way, the risk of opting not to vaccinate far outweighs the theoretical risk of aluminum those irresponsible people write or advocate everyday, contraindications for vaccination with killed vaccines doesn't include risks of aluminum exposure ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vaccines: The herpes zoster (Shingles) vaccine is probably a good choice for seniors who wish to reduce their risk (not totally eliminate the risk of shingles) of shingles. Consult with your doctor if it is the right choice for you. The use of annual influenza viral vaccination is also highly recommended. ...Read more
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When you are bitten by a cat but you are vaccinated and its 1 year ago do i have to take vaccine again or it is safe not to take vaccine anymore ?
Vaccine ??: I will assume you mean rabies vaccine. If you have completed the rabies vaccine series, the valid protection is considered good for a minimum of 2 years,so a new bite after a year would not require a new series. If the full series was not completed,the need would depend on the type of exposure and prevalence of rabies in the area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer