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Can oral polio vaccine be given to a child while the mom is still pregnant with another baby?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

But we do not use the oral vaccine anymore.
When we did, it is important to know that the mom had been previously immunized.

In brief: Yes

But we do not use the oral vaccine anymore.
When we did, it is important to know that the mom had been previously immunized.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

There have been concerns that oral polio vaccine containing live virus is inadvertently given to an immunodeficient chlld or to a child who potentially infect immunocompromised household contact.
Therefore, no oral polio vaccine is used in routine immunization in us.

In brief: Yes

There have been concerns that oral polio vaccine containing live virus is inadvertently given to an immunodeficient chlld or to a child who potentially infect immunocompromised household contact.
Therefore, no oral polio vaccine is used in routine immunization in us.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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