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Can getting a vaccine make my newborn sick with stuffy nose?

Can getting a vaccine make my newborn sick with stuffy nose?

Coincidence: Stuffy nose in newborns is a common transitional condition. Saline nose drops or humidifier should be of help. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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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


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Runny and stuffy nose after guardasil vaccine why? Was not like that beforee vaccine and i don't get sick easily

Runny and stuffy nose after guardasil vaccine why? Was not like that beforee vaccine and i don't get sick easily

Not from shot: The nasal symptoms would not be from the Gardasil shot. If it were due to the shot, you would have to have an allergy to the vaccine or component. In that case, you would have other symptoms besides a runny and stuffy nose. ...Read more

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Will my newborn baby get sick of lost my voice and kinds stuffy nose what can I do?

Will my newborn baby get sick of lost my voice and kinds stuffy nose what can I do?

Stuffy nosr: Babies normally breath through their nose. To relieve stuffness, useabulb syringe to remove excess mucus, use saline nose drops, humidify the air if the room is too dry and try elevating the baby's mattress. Wash your hands before handling baby. If you are very congested wear amask. ...Read more

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I have the flu fever, muscle aches, stuffy nose, and i'm in wi. Where do I get tested to see what vaccine i need?

I have the flu fever, muscle aches, stuffy nose, and i'm in wi. Where do I get tested to see what vaccine i need?

No vaccine: No vaccine is available and vaccines prevent disease, they do not treat it once it starts. You have a bad cold. You will get better. See a doctor if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Can the tdap vaccine cause congestion and stuffy nose?

Can the tdap vaccine cause congestion and stuffy nose?

Yes: The vaccine can cause these side effects. The reason is it's causing the body to release cytokines, chemokimes, and various proteinacious substances which in turn cause tissue to react certain ways. It's all perfectly natural though in the perfect world we would like to engineer a vaccine without any signs or symptoms of the disease itself! ...Read more

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Are inhalant allergies common in a newborn ? I care for a 1 month old , a stuffy nose for two days. A temperature of 99.6 started today.

Are inhalant allergies common in  a newborn ? I care for a 1 month old , a stuffy nose  for two days. A temperature of 99.6  started today.

Allergies uncommon: Newborns depend on small nasal passages for breathing.Common irritants like dust, fragrance, smoke, paint fumes, cooking odors, etc.Can all cause congestion.Regular use of saline nasal wash can remove these irritants so baby can breathe easier.A temperature of 99.6 is normal @ this age. ...Read more

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Why is my newborn congested with a stuffy nose?

Why is my newborn congested with a stuffy nose?

?irritants?: The first months are troubled by narrow nasal passages & exposure to dust, fragrences, smoke & other irritants.Baby tries to flush these out of the nose with mucous but this often ends as congestion & produces rattling with breathing. The best rx is washing out the nose with saline & suctioning the remainder. Eliminate irritants from babies environment & this will happen less. ...Read more

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Whenever I have a cold or get sick i usually have a stuffy nose. But only one side is stuffed.I have tried over-the-counter and prescription ideas?

Whenever I have a cold or get sick i usually have a stuffy nose. But only one side is stuffed.I have tried over-the-counter and prescription ideas?

Nasal spray can help: Usually, the nose gets stuffed because of either mucus or just tissue swelling in the nose. With mucus, you can try to rinse it out with a saline nasal rinse. If mucus is cleared and you still have a stuffy nose, a steroid nasal spray can reduce swelling of the nasal passages and improve the stuffy nose. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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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


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Congestion (Definition)

Congestion refers to any situation of "backup of fluid." Congestion may refer to the sinuses being backed up with mucus, while pulmonary congestion refers to a backup of fluid into the lungs due to ...Read more