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Mmr before pregnancy i got the MMR when i was little now im planning to have a baby do I need to get the MMR again ? Thanks

Mmr before pregnancy

i got the MMR when i was little now im planning to have a baby do I need to get the MMR again ? Thanks

Depends: You can have a screening test done that will see if you have a protective antibody level from your childhood vaccine.If you do, you will not need to repeat the vaccine. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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For how many months should pregnancy be avoided after MMR vaccine?

For how many months should pregnancy be avoided after MMR vaccine?

One month: You are supposed to delay conception for 28 days after receiving the MMR vaccine. However, this is based only on a theoretical risk. In reality, no evidence of a problem has occurred in women who received MMR and became pregnant soon afterwards. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about pregnancy and rubella vaccination (mmr).?

Can you tell me about pregnancy and rubella vaccination (mmr).?

Potential risk: MMR vaccination is not recommended for pregnant women. There have been a few cases who accidentally received the vaccine, however, the pregnancy outcome was not adversely affected, i.e., none of the offspring had congenital defects. ...Read more

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Is getting MMR shot 1 month and 13 days before pregnancy safe to baby? Actually i got rubella vaccine when i was child am i immune to this MMR ?

Is getting MMR shot 1 month and 13 days before pregnancy safe to baby?
 Actually i got rubella vaccine when i was child am i  immune to this MMR ?

Yes: Many ob's will do a rubella antibody test to see if your childhood vaccine has actually kept you immune. Years ago when only one was given, as many as 5-10% may not have been fully protected. The issue is so important a repeat is considered proper if your levels are low. The shot does its thing in the first 2wks after its given so 6 weeks out you have no reason to worry about it. ...Read more

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Pregnancy after how many months of taking MMR vaccine is safe? Is it 1 month or 3 months? Various medical websites gives different answers. What is the actual period till which pregnancy needs to be avoided? Is it 3 months or 1 month?

Pregnancy after how many months of taking MMR vaccine is safe? Is it 1 month or 3 months? Various medical websites gives different answers. What is the actual period till which pregnancy needs to be avoided? Is it 3 months or 1 month?

I : I see what you mean! the recommendations according to the center for disease control (cdc) and the american college of obstetrics and gynecology (acog) are to wait 1 month after vaccination with the MMR to become pregnant. The recommendation from the american academy of pediatrics (aap) and merck, the vaccine manufacturer is to wait 3 months. All 4 are excellent sources of reliable information. My recommendation is to play it safe and wait the 3 months after vaccination to become pregnant or ask the opinion of your ob/gyn. Good luck! ...Read more

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What risks are associated with the MMR and chicken pox vaccines during pregnancy?

What risks are associated with the MMR and chicken pox vaccines during pregnancy?

Not recommended: Neither of them are recommended because of possible harmful effect to the developing fetus, although not well documented. ...Read more

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What are fetal risks of the MMR and chicken pox vaccines during pregnancy?

What are fetal risks of the MMR and chicken pox vaccines during pregnancy?

Few documented: There have been many episodes where a woman received these vaccines & later found out they were pregnancy. At last review, no adverse outcomes were documented.Physicians generally prefer to avoid any live vaccine during pregnancy out of caution. Non living vaccines like DtaP are actually part of today's standard of care.. ...Read more

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What can happen if you don't have the MMR jab?

What can happen if you don't have the MMR jab?

No Immunity&Risk: If a child does not get MMR Vaccine there is no immunity and if one comes in contact with some one with these diseses there is a big risk to be infected with these It is not a good idea to go unprotected ...Read more

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What is the treatment for reaction to mmr?

What is the treatment for reaction to mmr?

Depend on reaction: It depends on the reaction Sore arm and swelling use ice locally Fever take Tylenol (acetaminophen) if needed All others are self limiting and get better by themselves without any treatmnt ...Read more

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How long might it take to get MMR blood test results back?

Mmr igg antibody/igm: It depends on what MMR test you are interested in there is a test for acute diseases with mesles, mumps and rubella, for igmantibodies and there is other test for igg antibodies to check for immunity to mmr both tests are done by major labs are results are available in 2 days at most. ...Read more

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How long does rubeola titer take to come up after the MMR booster?

How long does rubeola titer take to come up after the MMR booster?

About 4 weeks: The booster is actually only designed to catch the roughly 5% of "non responders" to 1st dose of mmr. The 2nd MMR dose though may enhance MMR immune titers as well. Studies in those getting first dose show variation in how quick they mount response based on age & possibly genetics, whether breastfeeding, etc. For older infant: response rates: 85-90 % 4 weeks 81% 3 weeks 61% 2 weeks 2% 1 week. ...Read more

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How long would rubeola titer takes to come up after the MMR booster?

How long would rubeola titer takes to come up after the MMR booster?

About 3 weeks: Booster vaccine response of igg is slower than immune response to disease. Igm may be positive at 8-14 days after vaccination but igg is often not positive after vaccination until post 3 weeks. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are there religious exemptions from MMR immunization ?

I'm wondering why are there religious exemptions from MMR immunization ?

Freedom of Religion: Because in the usa, there are some religions that truly have proscriptions against this type of intervention.And we respect that belief. I do not belive that this applies to personal preference however. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting german measles(rubella) after the MMR jab?

None except rash : 5% of patients may get slight rashand mild fever as a reaction to this live attenuated vaccine 10 to 12 days after the vaccination, but it is not rubella. ...Read more

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If my baby was fussy and feverish after her MMR shot, should she not have another?

If my baby was fussy and feverish after her MMR shot, should she not have another?

She should: This sounds like a normal reaction to the immunization, indicating good immune response. No reason to avoid her booster at age 4. ...Read more

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Dr. Brandon Greene
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Mmr (Definition)

It is a comination vaccine to prevent three diseases ...Read more