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Doctor insights on: Severe Vaccine Reaction In Children

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What are the symptoms of a severe vaccine reaction?

What are the symptoms of a severe vaccine reaction?

Depends on vaccine: For each vaccine, the cdc has an information sheet. You can log on to: http://www. Cdc. Gov/vaccines/pubs/vis/default. Htm#rota and look for the vaccine you're interested in.
Then call your pediatrician about your specific problem. ...Read more

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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What is the definition or description of: Severe vaccine reaction?

What is the definition or description of: Severe vaccine reaction?

Anaphylaxis: Examples of sever reactions to vaccinations could include symptoms like difficulty breathing, blood in the urine or stool, seizures, etc. Pain and swelling at the site of injection alone would not be considered a vaccine reaction. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for severe vaccine reaction?

What is the treatment for severe vaccine reaction?

Symptomatic: The treatment depends on the symptoms of the reaction. Each vaccine has its own set of possible reactions. If you think you or your child has a reaction to a vaccine that was just given, you should go back to the doctor who gave it for evaluation and treatment. Often, there is something else that causes the symptoms, and it may not have anything to do with the vaccine. ...Read more

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How many children, if any, die due to a vaccine-caused reaction?

How many children, if any, die due to a vaccine-caused reaction?

Look at numbers: Reported deaths due to pertussis vaccine in past decade=0
risk of pertussis if unvaccinated= 27x that of vaccinated
deaths due to pertussis in us in unvaccinated infants 25-30.
The pure number you ask for is unknown if any exist at all. ...Read more

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How many days after the Pneumovax vaccine are you safe from a severe allergic reaction?

How many days after the Pneumovax vaccine are you safe from a severe allergic reaction?

Hours not days: Any severe allergic reaction would happen within minutes to hours after an injection. More minor reactions like soreness or swelling at the site or a rash would happen within 2-3 days. ...Read more

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My children 13 and 15 have received the first Hpv vaccine shot, many people have shown me instances of sickness and bad reactions is it safe?

My children 13 and 15 have received the first Hpv vaccine shot, many people have shown me instances of sickness and bad reactions is it safe?

For most: The FDA puts such vaccines through years of data collection and review before allowing this or any vaccine to be distributed. Like your penicillin shot, you should not get it if you are allergic to any component in the shot. Much of the anti-HPV vac pressure is pushed by those who hate the idea of a STD vaccine. With enough utilization we may see cervical cancer decline enough to be rare. ...Read more

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I am 74 yrs. In march 2013 I took yellow fever and meningitis vaccinations together. After 14 days I had severe reactions. Burning feet temp etc?

I am 74 yrs. In march 2013 I took yellow fever and meningitis vaccinations together. After 14 days I had severe reactions. Burning feet temp etc?

Vaccines: I would address this with the infectious disease doctor who provided the vaccines and additionally, it is uncommon to have "reactions" 14 days after the vaccinations. It is likely a completely different problem. ...Read more

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Will my baby have a bad reaction to a vaccine?

Will my baby have a bad reaction to a vaccine?

No: Some data suggests the 4in1 shot (mmr+v) has had rare but higher than expected number of high fevers with the 1st dose. That does not appear to be the case if the MMR & v are given separately at the same time. The fraud generated by british reserchers about the MMR has cost them their licenses when the fraud & money trail was exposed. Countless infants have suffered due to vaccine avoidance. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have an allergic reaction to a vaccine?

Yes: Vaccines involve protein structures & may contain trace amounts of materials like gelatin used in their production. These are filtered out to a significant degree, but trace amounts can trigger an allergic response in someone sensitive to that material. We encourage any patient to remain in the office for 15-30 min after any vaccine to be prepared for any such event. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a reaction to chickenpox vaccine?

What are the symptoms of a reaction to chickenpox vaccine?

See below:: Most common side effects include:
•injection site reactions (such as redness, pain, or swelling) -- in up to 32.5 percent of people
fever -- up to 14.7 percent
•a chickenpox-like rash -- up to 5.5 percent.
Most people tolerate the vaccine quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a reaction to pneumococcal vaccine?

What are the symptoms of a reaction to pneumococcal vaccine?

See below:: Most reactions are mild and, on average, about half of the children are drowsy after the shot, have a temporary loss of appetite, or have redness or tenderness where the shot was given. About 1 out of 3 have swelling where the shot was given, about 1 of 3 have a mild fever, about 1 in 20 had a higher fever (over 102of), and about 8 out of 10 become fussy or irritable. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a reaction to Hib vaccine?

See below:: Approximately 25% of children who receive the hib vaccine experience mild side effects such as pain, redness, or swelling at the site of the shot, while more serious reactions are infrequent.
Studies have shown that children who receive the hib vaccine in combination with or at the same time as the dtap vaccine are no more likely to experience side effects than children who receive only the dtap. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a reaction to rotavirus vaccine?

What are the symptoms of a reaction to rotavirus vaccine?

See below:: Vaccinated infants are slightly (1%-3%) more likely to be irritable or to have mild, temporary diarrhea or vomiting after getting a dose of vaccine than infants who did not get the vaccine. Moderate or severe reactions "have not" been associated with the vaccine. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for reaction to chickenpox vaccine?

What is the treatment for reaction to chickenpox vaccine?

Probably ibuprofen: It depends on the reaction. The most common reaction to varicella vaccine is fever a week or two after the vaccination. A mild chickenpox rash can also occur. These are all normal and not a cause for alarm. Treat with Ibuprofen if needed for a couple of days.
If it's a more serious reaction, call your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for reaction to Hib vaccine?

What is the treatment for reaction to Hib vaccine?

Depends: It depends on the reaction. The most common reactions to vaccination are fever, fussiness, and muscle soreness. These are all normal and not a cause for alarm. Treat with Ibuprofen if needed for a couple of days and they will go away.
If it's a more serious reaction, call your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I had a bad reaction to my vaccines when I was child?

What to do if I had a bad reaction to my vaccines when I was child?

Depends on situation: Almost all patients reacted vigorously to the whole cell pertussis vaccine used prior to the mid 90's. That vaccine was replaced by a acellular vaccine. If that was the vaccine, you can get this one without worrying about it. You can review which vaccine you reacted to and review your needs with your doc. Some may still need to be avoided, while many could be OK. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a reaction after a vaccine shot?

What should I do if I have a reaction after a vaccine shot?

Depends: There are many different reactions from vaccines, most which are nothing important. Minor reactions to vaccines is not a reason to not complete the series and receive it again. Only if your reaction was life threatening...Or extremely severe. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Severe Vaccine Reaction (Definition)

Examples of sever reactions to vaccinations could include symptoms like difficulty breathing, blood in the urine or stool, seizures, etc. Pain and swelling at the site of injection alone would not be ...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