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Do Babies Cry When They Get Their Immunization Shots
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
Crying in infancy is described as a loud, high-pitched sound made by infants in response to certain situations. Infants have a cry reflex that is a normal response to some stimuli, such as pain or hunger. Older children and adults cry for emotional reasons such as pain, fear, sadness, or frustration. Premature infants may not have a cry reflex, so they must be monitored closely for signs ...Read more
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If gf had hep b as a baby and is dormant now (not chronic) can I get it from her through sexual contact? I have received all 3 vaccine shots.
If your vaccine...: "took" (detectable titers of anti-hepatitis b surface antibody are present in therapeutic amounts), then you are likely protected. If there is any doubt, ask your girfriend to get tested to check her viral load while you have your antibody levels assessed. If the latter are low, you may need a booster. Above all, be careful to avoid exposure in an unprotected setting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When my baby starts to get immunization should I space them out over time, or just stick to the most important ones?
Immunization schedul: It is best to follow the recommended immunization schedule so your baby will be protected from from these deadly diseases on time, if you space them out it will take for ever to finish & there is a chance your baby might miss some vaccines that are limited to certain age. I hope that helps answer your question. Good 5. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Immunization : The 1st shot your baby will receive is the 1st Hepatitis B vaccine before leaving the hospital, 2nd Hepatitis B at age 1 mos, then Dtap, Ipv & Hib ( pentacel), pcv & rota virus vaccine all at age 2 mos, next set of sts ages 4 & 6 mos. I hope that answers your questions. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I defer my baby's 6 month immunization shot? If yes, how long? What is the time frame to pre or postpone it?
Why: If the kid has an illness or is under specific treatment that would not support the normal series, a delay would be warranted.Otherwise it is not considered wise, and leaves the kid vulnerable to illness. Vaccine use has been the best thing to happen to kids in modern medicine. You need only to take a walk through an old cemetery to understand how life was before them. ...Read more
Should I give Tylenol to my 2 months old baby before immunization shots or after o reduce the discomfort ? Which is preferred ?
9 month baby is really aggressive when doesn't get what she wants? She resist and cry. Is it normal baby behavior
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