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Can one have an allergic reaction to meningococcal meningitis vaccine?

Can one have an allergic reaction to meningococcal meningitis vaccine?

In theory, yes;: In practice, allergic reactions to meningitis vaccine have never been described. ...Read more

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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Does the varicella vaccine cause severe itching?

Does the varicella vaccine cause severe itching?

It May: I have seen this occaionally at the site of of the injection, as long as several weeks later.Mild antiitching cream may help. ...Read more

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Bad reaction to MMR vaccine. What part?

Bad reaction to MMR vaccine. What part?

What type reaction: If a child has a local reaction to the MMR vaccine (a rash where the shot was given), it may be a reaction to the preservatives in the vaccine. A more systemic reaction (involving the whole body) may be a reaction to the egg base of the vaccine. A fever or rash, 7-10 days after vaccine, is a normal reaction to the vaccine which occurs in about 10% of children with no further problems. ...Read more

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Is fever a bad reaction to MMR vaccine?

Is fever a bad reaction to MMR vaccine?

Probably not: Fever occurs in up to 15% of people who get the MMR vaccine. It is one of the most common side effects and usually occurs within a week or two of the vaccine's administration date. ...Read more

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Can a flu shot and prevnar 13 shot, together, cause an adverse reaction? Thank you.

Can a flu shot and prevnar 13 shot, together, cause an adverse reaction?  Thank you.

No problem: Congratulations on your wise decision to be vaccinated against both influenza and pneumococcal pneumonia. Both will cause soreness at the injection site for a few days. Otherwise the risk of side effects is very low for both vaccines, and it is entirely safe to have both at the same time. This is done very frequently. ...Read more

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Any unusual reactions to flu shot 2013?

Any unusual reactions to flu shot 2013?

Influenza vaccine: Slight swelling, redness or pain at vaccination site. Headache, nausea, fever or muscular pain resolved quickly. Severe side effects are rare. ...Read more

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Allergic reaction to chickenpox vaccine possible?

Allergic reaction to chickenpox vaccine possible?

Yes,it's mild: A eaction to chickenpox vaccine would occur about 5 days after the shot. The patient may get a little chicknpox-like rash around the site of the shot. It is not common, and not serious. The disease if your child is not vaccinate would cause much more uncomfortable symptoms than the possible side effects of the vaccine. So give your child the chickenpox vaccine! ...Read more

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Can the tetanus vaccine cause high fever?

Can the tetanus vaccine cause high fever?

Yes, but...: It is rare for anyone to have a severe reaction to vaccines. There will often be soreness or slight fever. Acetaminophen usually reduces the symptoms. If symptoms are severe, or last longer that 1-2 days, check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a reaction to the tetanus vaccine?

Pobably the stress: Even a needle can distress some people. If there is an unknown risk factor (e.g. Minor genetic) it could be the "last straw on the camel's back". Overall good health is the greatest protection. ...Read more

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Does anyone have experience with adverse reactions to a vaccine (specifically h1n1 shot) that caused dysautonomia?

Maybe: Some reports have questioned a bad , contaminated, vaccine batch in europe. Not seen in usa to my knowledge. ...Read more

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Does chronic hives signal possible future anaphylaxis reaction?

Does chronic hives signal possible future anaphylaxis reaction?

No: These are two separate entities. It is often difficult to identify the cause of chronic hives, and less often for anaphylaxis. But unlike some other allergic phenomena, there is no progression from hives to anaphylaxis. The best step you can take is to see an allergist to try to understand why you're having hives. ...Read more

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Reactions to hepatitis a vaccine common?

Reactions to hepatitis a vaccine common?

No: Hepatitis a vaccine rarely causes any reactions. It is a killed vaccine so there is no active disease with it. Hepatitis a is one of the most vaccine- preventable viruses. ...Read more

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Help please? What is causing reaction after ppd, flu shot, etc?

Help please? What is causing reaction after ppd, flu shot, etc?

Please let us: know which of these you desire to know about so that we can provide specific feedback. Clarify and re-ask. Thanks, ...Read more

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Does having a large localized reaction (gets worse each time) to insect stings mean I'm at risk for severe or anaphylactic reaction?

Does having a large localized reaction (gets worse each time) to insect stings mean I'm at risk for severe or anaphylactic reaction?

Controversial: Usually a large local reaction to insect stings is not considered significant enough to warrant venom immunotherapy. Although one cannot be certain as to whether an increasingly larger reaction to each subsequent sting would eventually lead to anaphylaxis, it is prudent to carry an epinephrine autoinjector just in case. ...Read more

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What does a result of 6/15 or 8/15 mean as a reaction to dog dander after allergy skin testing?

What does a result of 6/15 or 8/15 mean as a reaction to dog dander after allergy skin testing?

Sensitive: The numerator is the size of the wheal or bump on the skin test. The denominator is the size of the flare, or the redness around the bump. It means you are allergic to dog dander. ...Read more

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Could either severe dengue fever and/or antibiotic induced anaphylactic shock trigger a chronic obstruction of hepatobiliary system? Thank you.

Could either severe dengue fever and/or antibiotic induced anaphylactic shock trigger a chronic obstruction of hepatobiliary system? Thank you.

Biliary obstruction: On a theoretical basis if one had hemorrhagic fever due to dengue virus you could precipitate hemoglobin in the biliary radicals. Cannot imagine how anaphylactic shock would effect this. You need to discuss this at length with the doctors managing your condition. ...Read more

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What are the risks of an allergy shot for a person with severe asthma? I had bad reaction to the allergy test which caused bronchitis.

What are the risks of an allergy shot for a person with severe asthma? I had bad reaction to the allergy test which caused bronchitis.

Allergy shots: Patients with uncontrolled asthma are at somewhat higher risk of systemic reactions to allergy shots. Once asthma is controlled with medications most asthmatics are able to receive allergy shots without difficulty assuming that they are closely monitored. Since allergy injections lessen allergic sensitivity over time most allergic asthmatics will see improvement in their condition. ...Read more

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Does the tdap vaccine cause acne?

Does the tdap vaccine cause acne?

No: This vaccine will not cause or exagerate acne nor will any other vaccine. ...Read more

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Severe Vaccine Reaction (Definition)

Examples of sever reactions to vaccinations could include symptoms like difficulty breathing, blood in the urine or stool, seizures, etc. Pain and swelling at the site of injection alone would not be ...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