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Is it normal for a child to absolutely love to vaccinations and taking blood ?

Is it normal for a child to absolutely love to vaccinations and taking blood ?

Some do for approval: A child who decides to act "big" or "tuff" after mastering their early fear of either procedure can have pride & separate themself from their peer group. Such an accomplishment should be applauded. I see it more often in litttle extroverts who enjoy new experiences. ...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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My blood titers for MMR vaccine were really low. I had to receive another vaccination. I had received them as a child. Why would another be necessary?

My blood titers for MMR vaccine were really low. I had to receive another vaccination. I had received them as a child. Why would another be necessary?

Titers are low: If your titers were low then theoretically your immunity is not up to par so you would be at higher risk of contracting measles, mumps or rubella. By getting another viaccine you will raise your body's ability to produce antibodies. ...Read more

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Hematol are historic bloods relervant?My IgM was always in normal range, then dropped below normal after h1n1 vaccination, never recovered low IgM =?

Hematol are historic bloods relervant?My IgM was always in normal range, then dropped below normal after h1n1 vaccination, never recovered  low IgM =?

Log IgM: The question is why did they check your igm in the first place? Was there any issues with your immune system to begin with? Not sure if this is related to the vaccination. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are vaccinations, injections, and blood being drawn extremely painful for me?

I'm wondering why are vaccinations, injections, and blood being drawn extremely painful for me?

Probably: Bad experience in childhood and now you're emotionally as well as physically suffer from it. Combination of the two increases perception of pain intensity. Next time look away and breathe deep in and out. ...Read more

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Will any vaccinations exclude a person from being a blood donor?

Will any vaccinations exclude a person from being a blood donor?

MMR, Chicken pox and: Mmr, varicella (chicken pox) and yellow fever all have a 4 week waiting period until blood can be donated. ...Read more

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I just had a hepatitis B vaccination. A form I completed asked if I have a blood disorder. I ticked no. I have a thrombosed penis vein. Will I be ok?

I just had a hepatitis B vaccination. A form I completed asked if I have a blood disorder. I ticked no. I have a thrombosed penis vein. Will I be ok?

You're fine: Be thankful for good health. Truth be told, I can't think of any real-and-true "blood disorders" that really contraindicate hepatitis B immunization. The only reason not to take it is if the last one made you really sick. ...Read more