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When Can A Child Go Back To School After Measles
My daughter is 15 . She took measles vaccination today at school twice by mistake. Could this affect her health?
Not sure as a baby but I know I got an MMR shot in school. Am I protected as an adult from measle outbreak? Born in 82 shot was early 90's.
Maybe: We started giving a second dose of the MMR in the early 90's and that one was usually given as early as 4 yo and for many in school whose parents wanted them covered.If you've had any kids, your OB may have verified your measles immunity as part of their routine blood work.You might be able to check and see. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Immediately: Children do not need to be kept out of school for pinworms. They are almost ubiquitous in preschool and daycare children and only need treated if they are causing symptoms. Most children who have them do not have symptoms and they and their families are not aware they are there. See http://www.Cdc.Gov/parasites/pinworm. ...Read more
Depends on the type: There are dozens of different types of brain tumors, including benign and malignant types. If it is benign, and can be removed easily, then they are able to return to school without any problem, but it may take several weeks to months. If it is malignant, then the treatment is more intensive, and he may be delayed in returning to school. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Child having tympanoplsty using a graph and has bleeding disorder ENT said can return to school next day but isn't that to soon?
Nope: As long as no immediate problems occur, should be no problems to resume normal; activities. ...Read more
When comfortable: If the ear infection seemed to occur independently of other symptoms (no cough, significant nasal drainage, etc.) then they are unlikely to be a high risk of passing infection to others. The limiting factor is going to be their comfort. If they are not requiring pain medication or feverish, they can probably return to school without significant concern. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acl: Most patients take a couple days of school off. Like everything recovery and return to school is a spectrum for each patient. U should be fine if u took a week off and could go back earlier if u felt like it. ...Read more
Yes: Immunity from measles following natural infection is considered life-long, barring any underlying immune disorder. Of course, there are always exceptions to this, although uncommon. Your doctor should be able to send a blood test to check your antibody titers against measles to help you determine if you are still at risk. ...Read more
No: No carrier state in measles . Once you get the disease you develop antibodies for life . You can transmit the disease only in the acute phase or when you have the active measles infection . Not otherwise. Hence we advocate to immunize all kids . This is to prevent active infection and it's spread from person to person . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vaccinate!: Measles is very very preventable - the MMR vaccine (the only available product for measles prevention in the US) is safe and should be used universally. There is absolutely no connection between giving MMR vaccine and conditions such as autism. There are many studies available to document this from very credible sources, especially the CDC. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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