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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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Allergic reaction possible to chickenpox vaccine?

Allergic reaction possible to chickenpox vaccine?

Yes: All vaccines have adverse reaction profiles much like medication we are taking or prescribed. The extent of severity is quantified and compared to a control or non treatment group. Reactions can be local and mild versus more systemic/body related. The varicella vaccine (aka chickenpox) is very safe. Allergies to egg whites-albumin is a contraindication to this shot (like mmr). ...Read more

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

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 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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Any warning signs for allergic reaction to chickenpox vaccine?

Any warning signs for allergic reaction to chickenpox vaccine?

See below:: Becoming infected with chickenpox is much more dangerous to your health than receiving the vaccine to protect you. Like any medicine, the vaccine can cause side effects, but the risk of serious side effects is extremely low. Signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Call your doctor to discuss this more if needed. ...Read more

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Symptoms of an adverse tetanus booster reaction?

Symptoms of an adverse tetanus booster reaction?

Immunization: There is no specific adverse reaction to tetanus booster- unless someone is allergic to the tetanus vaccine itself. Otherwise the reaction will be like any other vaccine: mild malaise, low grade fever, soreness on the site of immunization. ...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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How many days after the Pneumovax vaccine are you safe from a severe allergic reaction?

How many days after the Pneumovax vaccine are you safe from a severe allergic reaction?

Hours not days: Any severe allergic reaction would happen within minutes to hours after an injection. More minor reactions like soreness or swelling at the site or a rash would happen within 2-3 days. ...Read more

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Why anti rabies vaccine like rabipur have caused neurological adverse effects like(ADEM,GB syndrome), is it not safe to take (PCECV) vaccine rabipur?

Why anti rabies vaccine like rabipur have caused neurological adverse effects like(ADEM,GB syndrome), is it not safe to take (PCECV) vaccine rabipur?

Seems coincidental: Rabipur is a Purified Chick Embryo Cell Vaccine (PCECV), not known to CAUSE neurological side effects. A rare patient can get neurological problems after getting a vaccine... but that's coincidental unless the rate of neurological problems occurs more often in vaccine recipients than in non-recipients. For example, if a child dies in a car wreck after getting a vaccine, we don't blame the vaccine. ...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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Does the MMR vaccine cause autism?

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Does the MMR vaccine cause autism?

No.: There have been multiple studies conclusively showing no connection between the two and the original study suggesting a relationship between MMR vaccination and autism has since been debunked and shown to be fraudulent. ...Read more

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Could the MMR vaccine be linked to autism?

Could the MMR vaccine be linked to autism?

No: There was a small study many years ago funded ( fraudulently not disclosed) by the anti vaccine lobbyist lawyers which resulted in some suggestion of this. It was later retracted by the Lancet when this was disclosed. Many subsequent years of global research has not shown any association. Many children have died from the devastating effects of this misinformation. ...Read more

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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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Bad reaction to MMR vaccine. Trying to catch up on shots after delay. Was that bad?

Bad reaction to MMR vaccine. Trying to catch up on shots after delay. Was that bad?

Hard to say: Your post does not provide the patient age, a reason for the delay or what you considered a bad reaction. Without this information your question is to vague to answer. You are welcome to start over. Posts are not linked and go to the site at random. ...Read more

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My 15 mo old had the MMR vaccine 8 days ago & spiked a high fever last night with no other symptoms- could this be a vaccine reaction? Help! worried

My 15 mo old had the MMR vaccine 8 days ago & spiked a high fever last night with no other symptoms- could this be a vaccine reaction? Help! worried

Possibly: Could be.If the temp is less than 105, you have to consider the other symptoms.The temp itself is annoying, but not dangerous.If lasts more than3 days or with. Severe pain or discomfort, call your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Do you think the MMR vaccine causes the autistic disorder?

Do you think the MMR vaccine causes the autistic disorder?

No: There was a small study many years ago funded ( fraudulently not disclosed) by the anti vaccine lobbyist lawyers which resulted in some suggestion of this. It was later retracted by the Lancet when this was disclosed. Many subsequent years of global research has not shown any association. Many children have died from the devastating effects of this misinformation. ...Read more

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Does the MMR vaccine cause autism?

Dr. Saul Hymes Dr. Hymes
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No.: There have been multiple studies conclusively showing no connection between the two and the original study suggesting a relationship between MMR vaccination and autism has since been debunked and shown to be fraudulent. ...Read more

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Is it possible for the MMR vaccine to cause autism.?

No: This has been disproved with multiple studies. And, the original study was pulled from the literature, because the data, and there for the conclusion, were made up. Thimerosol, also, does not cause autism. ...Read more

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Does the MMR vaccine cause autism. Is it ok to have other vaccinations at the same time. I believe children are given 2 others with the MMR at 12 mths?

Does the MMR vaccine cause autism. Is it ok to have other vaccinations at the same time. I believe children are given 2 others with the MMR at 12 mths?

No: Vaccine haters in the 80's told us they caused cp, in the 90's crib death ; now autism. Court testimony revealed a money making hoax behind the MMR scare and the dr lost his license to practice. The vaccines have been the single best lifesaver for kids in a hundred years.The number given at one time has been proven safe and effective.Get them all and be safe. ...Read more

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Is it really the case that the MMR vaccine causes intestinal problems which then leads to autism?

Is it really the case that the MMR vaccine causes intestinal problems which then leads to autism?

Fraudulent research: Wakefield, a british GI doc published a report in a british journal in 1998 proposing such a theory.His research could not be replicated & was later proven to involve fraud.He has been stripped of his medical license & the journal published a retraction. It has led to the deaths of hundreds of children when their frightened parents turned away from vaccines.Shame on him & those who spread this lie. ...Read more

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If you have had adverse reactions to the hep b vaccine, the MMR vaccine and the tdap should you take the flu shot?

If you have had adverse reactions to the hep b vaccine, the MMR vaccine and the tdap should you take the flu shot?

Depends: Talk to you doctor, or explain the rash here on health tap with more detail. Some reactions mean you should not get certain vaccines. Other reactions may mean you need to bake some Ibuprofen and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) before the vaccine (or other meds depending). Let us know exactly what you reactions were. ...Read more

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Can the rubella vaccine cause autism? I’ve heard stories about the MMR vaccine, which includes rubella, can cause autism or other problems. Is there any evidence that this could be true?

Can the rubella vaccine cause autism? I’ve heard stories about the MMR vaccine, which includes rubella, can cause
autism or other problems. Is there any evidence that this could be true?

In : In 1998, a doctor by the name of andrew wakefield published a study in the lancet journal implicating a relationship between the MMR vaccine and autism. Wakefield's study was found to be fraudulent, the data was manipulated and the study was retracted by the lancet in 2004. Dr. Wakefield even had his medical license revoked for unethical practices. After this study was published in 1998, it spurred tons of research looking in to whether the relationship between vaccines and autism could be true. There have been well over 100 large-scale studies and evidence reviews looking at the relationship between vaccines and autism and every single one of those studies has shown that vaccines (including the mmr) do not cause autism. Below, i've linked to 3 websites that discuss this controversy and the research involved in-depth. I will also add that i vaccinated my own child on the schedule recommended by the center for disease control and american academy of pediatrics without any hesitation. ...Read more

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Can MMR vaccine on earth cause inflammatory bowel disease? I've read from several articles that say it can. Please tell me docs and thanks.

Can MMR vaccine on earth cause inflammatory bowel disease? I've read from several articles that say it can. Please tell me docs and thanks.

Fraudulent study: Wakefield,a British GI doc studied some autistic kids sent to him by attorneys who funded his work. He published a brief report in the LANCET, trying to associate the MMR with enlarged lymph nodes in the bowel wall and implicated the MMR in autism.In a major court case his work was found to be bogus, fradulent.Lancet retracted the paper,he lost his medical license and left Britain.All a fraud. ...Read more

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Could a dtap or MMR vaccine cause dizziness, headaches, fatigue, weakness a week and a half after the immunizations?

Could a dtap or MMR vaccine cause dizziness, headaches, fatigue, weakness a week and a half after the immunizations?

Unlikely: Systemic symptoms result from vaccines. Ten % of children have fever, malaise and rash 5–21 days after first vaccine; 5% develop temporary joint pain. Older women are at risk of joint pain, acute and chronic arthritis. Headaches, uri, stuffy nose, sore throat, joint pain, headaches, diarrhea and fever may occur but are not common and usually gone by 10 days. Can happen, but not often. ...Read more

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What's the difference between the first MMR vaccine, and the second dose?

What's the difference between the first MMR vaccine, and the second dose?

No difference: It is the same vaccine given at 12 months old.A second dose is required to boost your immunity (higher protection rate) to these very contagious diseases with bad outcome when contracted. ...Read more

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What is the deal with everyone's suggestion about giving their child MMR vaccine?

What is the deal with everyone's suggestion about giving their child MMR vaccine?

I did for mine: Look at the united kingdom's mumps crisis in which 57, 000 cases of mumps alone occurred in 2005 most in young people ages 15-24. Mumps, while often benign, brings risk for pancreatitis, encephalitis, & infertility through inflammation of testes. Kids were not immunized there. Europe's current measles crisis has 90% of cases among adults and teens who were never vaccinated. The numbers are profound. ...Read more

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Is there a single dose MMR vaccine?

Is there a single dose MMR vaccine?

Yes: Mmr is "measles, mumps and rubella" all in 1 shot. However, children are recommended to get 2 doses for best immunity. M-m-r are no longer available to be given separately. ...Read more

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How the MMR vaccine prevent disease?

How the MMR vaccine prevent disease?

By making Antibodies: When M,MR injected it makes protective IGG Anibodies which are protctive against these diseases When and if you get exposed to these disease viruses the antibodies are responsible for protecting you ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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