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Post Vaccination Fever Baby
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
My twin babies got vaccinated with MMR first dose, after 1 week they got fever, cough n cold..What should I do?
Fever &vaccinations: Some vaccinations can cause fever but some studies indicate that use of Acetaminophen in early months of life can lead to asthma in young children. So only use the Acetaminophen if baby is fussy with fever and temp. Is higher than 100 degrees. I have stopped using Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen prophylactically for a number of years. ...Read more
?necessary for what?: Fever, if it occurs is a normal stress response & allows babies system to adjust to the increased metabolic demands of the vaccine. Increased blood flow caused by a mild fever lets baby move into high gear & accept & adjust to the stress.If baby maintains a normal feeding pattern they are fine to be left alone. If you must, use Acetaminophen but only if baby is awake. ...Read more
6 month baby got vaccinate. Baby having fever after vaccination from last 4 days. What to do for fever?
Does fever necessarily come after pentavac vaccination? My child has not fever though three hours after vaccination has passed. Please answer me.
I have given my baby his vaccinations should I give him paracetamol to prevent fever or only if he has one?
My baby is 2 months old and he had today his first vaccination(infanrix hexa).How often should i check him during night for fever?Every 2-3hours?
Checking temperature: There is no need to check your child's temperature throughout the night. However, If it makes you feel more comfortable, for the first day you are welcome to check when your child wakes up to feed. If there is a fever, you may give infant Tylenol as directed on the box. You should also reach out to your pediatrician and let them know if your infant did develop a fever. ...Read more
Not usually: Fever is the body's response to an illness, leading to activation of the immune system. Vaccinations are designed to teach the immune system how to fight off specific infections. This activation of the immune system can lead to a mild elevation of the temperature and is a normal reaction. Please let your doctor know if the fever is excessive, the child acts unusual, or you have other concerns. ...Read more
My baby has just had his vaccinations should I give him paracetamol after to prevent fever or only if he gets one?
Gtube fed baby has fever from vaccinations & is formula fed 7xday with gap from 1am-6am. Shall he get h2o during this gap for hydration & how many ml?
Probably not: Since the baby is being fed formula 7 times daily, which is ~60-70% water, he should be OK with need for extra water, unless fever persists and is high. The dose of anti-fever medicine like acetaminophen depends upn age and weight, with an average of 10mg/kg/dose given every 4-6 hrs. ...Read more
Hallo. My baby had her 6 Month vaccination for measles. it has been two days. Her fever is within limits but fontanel is swolen out of the usual.
My baby 1.5 years has symptoms similar to measles he has been vaccinated though...Suddenly he got 102 fever and his tongue has become strawberry red?
My baby boy is 6+ month now (is that influenza vaccination good for him at this age so that i can protect him from flu and complication....Is it safe)?
It's good!: The flu can make some people much sicker than others. It can lead to pneumonia, ; make existing medical conditions worse. It can cause diarrhea ; seizures in infants/children. Each year thousands of people in the United States die from flu, ; many more are hospitalized. The flu vaccine is the best protection we have-esp against its complications. It helps prevent spread to/from others. It's safe. ...Read more
Yes: See dr pizzo's response. But keep in mind that the type of mercury ( and there are safe and not safe types) in the shot has been demonstrated in many, many research studies to not have or cause any serious side effects in babies whereas the influenza infection can be deadly, causing unfortunately several thousands deaths in children per year. Do not be afraid. Get the shot! ...Read more
Would you as a Dr with more in depth knowledge personally give your seemingly healthy child the nasal spray flu vaccination?
As a child I had a mild case of whooping cough despite being vaccinated, Scarlet fever, impetigo, fifths disease. I rarely get sick now and haven't been on antibiotics for years. Did I have an immune problem as a child? Or can this be normal?
Yes. If your baby is: Uncomfortable, give tylenol (acetaminophen) in the dose your pediatrician recommends. Maternal metabolic disorders ( obesity, hypertension, diabetes) are associated with ? risk of autistic spectrum disorder & other neurodevelopmental disorders, fever from vaccines is not. The aap recommends developmental surveillance with standardized screens (on firstsigns.Org & the aap's healthy child app) for all children. ...Read more
This is now the 4th day my daughter has on going fevers should I be alarmed or is that normal with vaccinations? Right now it's 101.6
Any other symptoms?: Four days is not usual to run fever after immunizations. It is possible she has picked up a minor virus - you don't mention how old she is, but if an infant many childhood illnesses accompanied by fever and just have to run their course. However, if other symptoms like ongoing cough, sore throat, significant pain, poor feeding, etc, should have her checked out to make sure nothing needs treatment. ...Read more
Some vaccines...: ...Are not given during fever because the body's immune system is busy fighting the illness, so the immune response won't be as good (influenza, for instance). Vaccines *are* given during rhinitis. There is not reason not to vaccinate when the child has a simple runny nose. ...Read more
My Daughter is experiencing fever of 103 following one year vaccinations. What can I do to make her more comfortable? What is considered an emergency?
Tylenol should help: If your child has a high fever following vaccinations - it is essential to let the doctor who gave the vaccines know about it. In the mean time, you can try to help her symptoms with some Tylenol. Also, a cool damp face cloth can help if she is very uncomfortable. Fevers higher than 104 start to get concerning, because convulsions may occur at 105-106...so that to me means 'something must be done' ...Read more
There are no currently available vaccines against dengue. See
for more information. ...Read more
Yellow fever vaccine: Vaccine is administered into arm ( deltoid area ). ...Read more
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