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Is there a difference between baby shot needles and adult shot needles?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
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In brief: Depends

Generally they are smaller depending upon the vaccine.

In brief: Depends

Generally they are smaller depending upon the vaccine.
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Gregory Mosolf
Pediatrics

In brief: Smaller

We use smaller, thinner, shorter needles in babies (5/8").
After age one year (if the baby is normal size) the needle gets bigger (1").

In brief: Smaller

We use smaller, thinner, shorter needles in babies (5/8").
After age one year (if the baby is normal size) the needle gets bigger (1").
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
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