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Bcg Vaccine Babies
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
No issue: This is not likely a concern.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
My baby had BCG vaccine at primary health care centre but till now there is no scar , should I repeat the vaccine or do tuberculine skin test?
My baby is 3month old today his left arm at the site of (bcg vaccine) is swollen with pus is that normal please help?
Go to the doctor!: This is nt normal. It is an infection. It means go to the doctor right now! ...Read more
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