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Mmr Vaccine And Breastfeeding
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
Think about it: As long as there are pockets of active disease in the world we need the population protected. A person incubating one of these sometimes deadly diseases can board a plane & be in your town/grocery/mall/school a day later spreading the germs. Without protection the population goes back to the way it was in the 1800's when people died by the tens of thousands from these diseases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
But it is !!: Mmr if given in infancy and childhood will generally give a person lifelong immunity. In some cases, it does not and the vaccine can be repeated in adulthood. The original MMR was given once around 12-15 months for about 23 years when they realized a few were not protected by college age. After about 1990 we began giving a booster & that seemed to fix the issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 10 more doctor answers
yes: If it is needed, it won't interfere with the vaccine effectiveness or cause side effects. ...Read more
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
No mercury: #1 MMR has never contained mercury in any form including no thimerosal ( which has been used in other vaccines). Mmr has never contained thimerosal since it has been made. #2 MMR reactions are fairly common. Up to 1 in 6 children has a mild fever, with 5% developing slight rash. Occasionally a child shows some swollen lymph glands in the neck . They may complain of achy joints for a few days too. ...Read more
Yes, except for. . .: Healthy children should get two MMR shots to protect them from measles, mumps, and rubella. Measles is a severe disease and extremely contagious. Children with anaphylaxis (a type of immediate allergic reaction) to gelatin (jello), eggs, or neomycin (an antibiotic) should talk with pediatricians before getting MMR shots. Mmr does not contain mercury nor aluminum, and is not related to autism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After a an MMR vaccine, when does the of a window does the fever go away? When will he be back to himself
If my child gets the MMR vaccine and my baby and myself aren't vaccinated, can we catch measles from her just getting vaccinated?
Iga slightly low at 40 mg/dl. Everything else normal. I was given mmr vaccine as part of immigration physical. Is this live vaccine ok for me?
Yes: Responsiveness to the vaccine includes the IgM and IgG systems while IgA is more involved with gut germ exposures. There is no reason to think it would not work for you or cause you harm. ...Read more
5yr old had MMR vaccine when he was 1. Blood teiter test shows immunity does he still need a booster shot, if yes then when and how long its good for?
Boosting immunity: We gave one MMR for about 22 years before realizing that enough kids had lost some of their protection that they were getting measles as college freshman. The addition of the 2nd dose at 5, regardless of their blood test at that age, has essentially eliminated seasonal outbreaks of measles on collage campuses. It may be another two decades before we know if other boosters are needed later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In mmr vaccine 1st shot, what determines if toddler gets fever or not? And how high the fever can reach?my son has a fever of 39.8 c 1 week after shot
Does the MMR vaccine cause autism. Is it ok to have other vaccinations at the same time. I believe children are given 2 others with the MMR at 12 mths?
No: Vaccine haters in the 80's told us they caused cp, in the 90's crib death ; now autism. Court testimony revealed a money making hoax behind the MMR scare and the dr lost his license to practice. The vaccines have been the single best lifesaver for kids in a hundred years.The number given at one time has been proven safe and effective.Get them all and be safe. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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