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Severe Vaccine Reaction In Children
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
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
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
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
What is the best treatment for whooping cough? My son, age 20 has it. He had a severe reaction to the baby vaccine and never had the second shot.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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