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What Are The Symptoms Of Vaccine Allergy
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
Rabies: Hello rabies symptoms may initially express with malaise, headache, fever & weakness. If a person has been bitten, the site may be itching or have a prickly sensation. As the disease progresses the person may feel anxious and have difficulty sleeping. They may behave unusually, experience hallucinations and develop delirium. If not treated early, rabies is usually fatal. ...Read more
Many: Nasal drainage with a white membrane on the septum. Fever, malaise, sore throat with a white to grey membrane on one or both tonsils. Laryngitis can occur with hosrseness, sob and a brassy cough. Heart toxicity, neurologic toxicity, renal toxicity and low blood pressure can all occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Uncontrollable spasm: Uncontrollable straining of your back (your head is bent backward to the ground, and your back is twisted in the shape of a "u"), uncontrollable grimacing, and uncontrollable spasms of your muscles. It is significant if you recently had a puncture wound to the foot from the ground, or a puncture wound from a rusty nail anywhere on the body. If you are not immunized see a doctor immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Oral and Stomach: Typically shellfish allergy would cause itching, burning, stinging and/ or swelling of the mouth, tongue, or lips. It may also cause stomach upset such as nausea, vomiting, cramping and possibly diarrhea. In some cases, it may cause a rash, shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing, and drop in blood pressure, or in severe cases death. ...Read more
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
Symptoms can vary: Anaphylaxis is a systemic allergic reaction. That is, symptoms occur not just at the site of exposure, but at other parts of the body as well. Symptoms include widespread hives, flushing, vomiting, diarrhea, wheezing, swelling, and even a dangerous drop in blood pressure (shock). Anaphylaxis is an emergency, so seek immediate medical attention if you feel someone has these symptoms. ...Read more
Nose runs, sneeze: Primarily it involves the nose - itch, run, sneeze, congestion. But often also involves eyes and neighboring palate, with an itch sensation that is hard to quell. More significant disease can trigger tiredness, fatigue, exhaustion, and lead to sinus infections, wheezing/asthma, ear infections, eustachian tube disfunction and lead to poor quality of life. This is where an allergist helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
None to Paralysis: Most people who get infected with Polo72% will have no symptoms and will recover completely 1 in 4 may have fever,sore throat,headche and nausea which may last for 2to5 days Smaler portion will have very serious symptoms due to involvement of Brain and Spinal cord causing Pins and needles in legs Meningitis in 1in25 Paralysis in arms and legs or both occurs 1 in 200,can lead to disability or death ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are many.: Symptoms of HIV can vary greatly. During acute infection only about 30% of people experience anything you would call a symptom such as fevers night sweats chills and swelling of lymph nodes over their body. Severe weight loss and diarrhea are usually more progressive signs of infection present usually after months to years. Skin cancers such as kaposi's sarcoma can also arise but these are all. ...Read more
Flu-like: Initial flu-like symptoms and then general lymphnode swelling without much in the way of other symptoms. With aids there are a host of varied symptoms depending on any number of non-typical infections that may present as a result of immune deficiency. If you are suspicious of HIV infection you should report immediately to a doctor who can diagnose and treat. ...Read more
What should I expect with vaccine allergies? If i'm allergic to one vaccine, will i be allergic to others?
Depends on…: What component you're allergic to. Many are grown on eggs. A few may still have thimerosal preservative (but most have removed it). Some use weakened versions of live virus. Reactions vary: high fever, change in behavior, difficulty breathing, hoarseness/ wheezing, hives, paleness, weakness, rapid heart beat, dizziness. Report these at once to doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I find out if I developed an allergy to certain preservatives found in some vaccines? Is there a special test that can be done?
Phenol: Phenol is the typical preservative in allergy shots and is not believed to be dangerous to you in small doses but prevents bacterial and fungal growth. ...Read more
Yes: Flu vaccine is produced in eggs. The last flu pandemics have taught us that the amount of egg protein in flu vaccines is negligible for most egg allergy patients; however desensitization or dose challenge is recommended for those with severe reactions as a precuationary measure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Confusing question: I know of no allergy vaccination that can or will prevent asthma in anyone at any age. There are allergy shots that can reduce a persons allergic responses if taken over several years, but not all seem to benefit from them. Allergy by itself has been cited as a triggering factor in only 5-10% of asthma sufferers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
See below: Severe reaction to egg(anaphylaxis) is not a contraindication for MMR vaccination. Mmr can be given safely by utilizing desensitization technique, small diluted dose first with gradual increased dose in multiple shots. Skin test before vaccination is unreliable and is not recommended. Observation for 90 minutes is also suggested. ...Read more
Does the chickenpox vaccine contain sulpher ? I have been told if you have a sulpher allergy you cannot have it ?
Untrue: Sulphonamides are not used in the production of the vaccine. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
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