Top
10
Doctor insights on: Bcg Vaccine Babies

Share
1

1
Why aftr 2 month injection of BCG vaccine, the baby had blister on the left upper arm?Why it took 2 month?

Why aftr 2 month injection of BCG vaccine, the baby had blister on the left upper arm?Why it took 2 month?

Blister after BCG: Thanks for your question. The bcg vaccine contains some preservatives. Sometimes, people can have irritation in their arm from the preservative, and this can be delayed even several months from the vaccine. It's not a dangerous reaction, but i recommend that you take the baby to your primary care physician to have the arm looked at. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Mark Diamond
1,058 doctors shared insights

Vaccinations (Definition)

Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more


4

4
Can baby get TB from someone who has recieved the BCG vaccine?

Can baby get TB from someone who has recieved the BCG vaccine?

Evaluation: Individuals who are vaccinated with BCG though can still get TB, since the protection by the vaccination decreases over time,. Babies have immature immune systems, so if there is any doubt, a TB test can be performed. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
My baby is of 11 days and he was given BCG vaccine today now after almost 5 hours he is crying a lot. Is it the vaccination pain or something plz hlp?

My baby is of 11 days and he was given BCG vaccine today now after almost 5 hours he is crying a lot. 
Is it the vaccination pain or something plz hlp?

Possible vaccine: Many times with initial vaccines infants will have fussiness, crying and possible fever. Usually with subsequent vaccines these symptoms improve. Try consoling your infant, cool compress on the area where he had the vaccine and possible acetaminophen if symptoms do not resolve. If crying still persist then follow up with your baby's health care provider. ...Read more

8

8
My 6week baby who I breastfeed has a green poop for a week now.right after BCG vaccine.is it normal?

My 6week baby who I breastfeed has a green poop for a week now.right after BCG vaccine.is it normal?

Normal variation: The main agent adding color to the poo is the material made by the liver called bile. It starts out a dark green and goes thru the yellows to brown depending on the influences of various factors in the intestines. Rapid transit thru the system, as may occur with diarrhea or breast feeding may have a greenish yellow or yellow appearance. The slower, more likely browner.Likely unrelated to BCG ...Read more

10

10
What are the advantages and disadvantages of the BCG vaccine if going to india for a year?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of the BCG vaccine if going to india for a year?

Bcg vaccine abroad: It will give you only false security, it is not effective in preventing tuberculosis and is not recommended you should however all other pracautions and on your return get matoux test done and if turns positive to take prophylaxis treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
1,091 doctors shared insights

Immunization (Definition)

The body is artificially exposed to a dead or weakened organism of a type able to cause disease. The body fights the organism and learns to protect itself, so disease will not develop if exposed to ...Read more