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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
Yes: It has been shown in extensive research to be safe in this situation. ...Read more
Sometimes Yes But: Sometimes you can get a reaction from the vaccine like Rarely acute Allergic reaction Pain and swelling at the site of injection Low grade fever Body Aches And others rarely like rashes But these are rare instances Most of the time there is no reaction and there is no Sickness ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Much research: Vaccines will often take 2 decades of research before they come to market. In that interval, the researchers determine whether a weakened/ killed or synthetic material that replicates parts of the virus will trigger a protective immune response. The weakened virus (nasal flu,MMR, varicella) all have some potential to cause a low grade infection. Killed or synthetic material does not. ...Read more
Some people don't use vaccines on themselves or their children, So what do they use when they get sick?
Hard to say: Some just end up burying their kids when they die or dealing with the dreaded consequences of the diseases. If they want to turn the clock back to the 1800's for their kids health care, they can do so. I look at them as just another well meaning but misinformed group.I have little to do with them and will not allow them in my office. ...Read more
No: No, it is not dangerous to get vaccines when ill. Remember that vaccines work by generating an immune response. The immune system needs to respond to the vaccine. If that immune system is very busy - such as fighting a serious infection, then it might not create a strong enough response. So only when seriously ill, shots may just not work as well. They do fine with mild and moderate infection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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