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Mmr vaccine, is this bad?

Mmr vaccine, is this bad?

No it is not BAD: MMR is a vaccine that prevents Measles/Mumps/Rubella and is safe and not at all bad ...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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Why do we need the MMR vaccine?

Why do we need the MMR vaccine?

For Protection: Just like we need any vaccine to protect ourself against the diseases for which the vaccine is being given.By getting vaccinated your body develops antibodies against the virus/bacteria which gives us immunity and if we are exposed to the virus/bacteria we do not get sick MMR is given to protect us against Measles/Mumps/Rubella the same way.It saves lives ...Read more

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Why would the MMR vaccine be given to babies and not adults?

ItCanBeAndIsGIVEN: MMR Vaccine can be given and is given if you need it and have not had it in past and blood test shows no immunity ...Read more

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Is autism connected to MMR vaccine?

Is autism connected to MMR vaccine?

NOOOOOOOO !!!!!!!: After millions of dollars of research, ample proof that wakefield is a fraud, and years of misinformation, there is zero evidence of this connection. And all proof that is not. ...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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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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Got the MMR vaccine and now have a swollen cheek. Why?

Reaction: The MMR contains measles, mumps, and rubella and they are live viruses. You may be having a very mild case of mumps as a result. Hard to know exactly without a visit. If you are uncomfortable, make an appointment. ...Read more

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Can my son use his ventolin inhaler after the MMR vaccine?

Can my son use his ventolin inhaler after the MMR vaccine?

yes: If it is needed, it won't interfere with the vaccine effectiveness or cause side effects. ...Read more

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How many days after the MMR vaccine does child get a mild fever?

7-12 days: The MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccine is typically given at 12 months of age and prior to kindergarten entry. About 5% of recipients may have a mild rash and/or fever about 7-12 days following administration of the vaccine. The rash and fever are self-limited, resolving on their own. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...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