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Does Combining Vaccines Make Baby Sick
Yes/stress: The only common vaccine with any remaining ethyl mercury is the multidose flu vaccine. There is no medical issues that have been traced to ethyl mercury, that issue involves methyl mercury as is commonly found in some fish. Kids can have a stress response to any vaccine.The most common offender is the pneumococcal vaccine.The rest have improved significantly since the 1990's. ...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
Interesting question: The number of deaths among unimmunized infants from pertussis has climbed from zero in the 1990's, to more than 30 last year.The deaths from millions of doses of the vaccine in the same period= zero.The pattern is similar for other vaccines, with less fatalities from those diseases. The risk benefit ratio shows vaccines to be the better choice, however, you will never convince some of that fact. ...Read more
Injury or death: The primary answer is that vaccines build up babies immunity to diseases. The list of available vaccines has more than tripled over the last 30 years as research has provided us with better vaccines against diseases. Many graveyards of the 1700-1950's are littered with little headstones of kids we lost. Unvaccinated kids still die in the us every year as a sad commentary about parents choices. ...Read more
Why ever?: There has been years of research done to combine these into one safe and effective vaccine and cut the discomfort involved with separate vaccines. They are not available separately.I view those who try to string out the shots based on the musings of a playboy bunny or well meaning docs as misguided. No baby should undergo extra pain over a myth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: The meningicoccal vaccine is an attenuated (not live) vaccine and cannot be spread to others. ...Read more
Diseases: Vaccinations for your baby are generally recommended to help prevent serious and deadly illnesses/diseases. The success of immunizations cannot be exaggerated enough--they are safe and the researchers who tried to suggest otherwise have been proven and admitted to being fraudulent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Its not: Vaccines have been so successful that your grandparents were the last generation suffering from many of the diseases they prevent. Since they survived & never faced the epidemics with their own kids, they are easy prey for the playboy playmates& fraud based research that call them into question.Vaccine haters have caused preventable death rates to climb in the us, skip & your kid may be next. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Vaccinesjustthefacts: Hepatitis B. HIB - prevents H. Influenza (epiglotitis prevention). DTaP - Diphtheria, Pertussis (whooping cough), Tetanus. IPV - Polio. Rotavirus (diarrheal illness). PCV - pneumococcus . MMRV - Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella (chicken pox). Hepatitis A. Seasonal Flu are the various vaccines recommended from infancy to preschool aged kids. For a schedule checkout CDC.gov ...Read more
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