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Mmr Vaccination And Pregnancy
Rare if any: The MMR&MMRII vaccine presently in use in the US has now been followed for >25 years & 200 million doses.Severe reactions are quite rare. Those allergic to the antibiotic neomycin should avoid the vaccine. Those with transient drop in platelet count after previous doses will likely repeat. In most patients, the minor discomfort of the vaccine will have no adverse outcome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Yes: You may want to visit the cdc traveling with children web page @ www.Cdc.Gov. This is a common preventive measure recommended @ 6 m if travel will take you into an endemic area. The vaccine would need to be repeated at 1 and 4 years as the early dose is not considered adequate to firm up long term immunity. ...Read more
Should i be concerned if my niece is 17months and she had the MMR vaccination at the age of 12months she recently went near a child who had measles could she catch it?
MMR : Very unlikely. Immunity is achieved a few weeks after the shot is given. We can never give a 100% guarantee, but she should be fine. ...Read more
Yes: Recent imported cases from overseas to the houston area were found to have infected some who had received only one dose of vaccine. Protection for up to 85% is accomplished with the first dose and the 2nd dose brings it up to 95% or more. Any unvaccinated kid is at high risk as long as international air travel can bring it in to the country during a contagious phase. ...Read more
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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