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Mmr Shot Schedule
1yr old due mmr and meningitis b vac at diff doctors, scheduled for 1 day apart, is this to close, what time scale btwn would you recommend?
Best same day : Best to have both on same day . ...Read more
Go today!: It's not too late to get it done. But it may be too late if you don't get it done soon, as there are more and more cases of measles being reported in this country daily. If your child gets the vaccine today, within a month they will be building great immunity to protect them from measles, mumps and rubella. Why risk brain infection and life-long disability when a trip to the doctor can prevent it! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I got my MMR shot in 1989, and another one in 1997, do i need a booster shot or are those two shots enough?
Varies: I am usually giving a Hep A at this point, the bulk are given in the 12 and 15 month visits... Here is the schedule for your view. http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/downloads/parent-ver-sch-0-6yrs.pdf ...Read more
Confusing question: Hundreds of my patients get them every year and only a few develop a fever a week or so later as a sign the vaccine triggered a robust immune response. I don't know where you're getting your information. The suggestion that MMR was linked to autism was refuted by research and the investigators who reported the original fraudulent data have been stripped of their medical licenses. ...Read more