Is fever a bad reaction to MMR vaccine?

Probably not. Fever occurs in up to 15% of people who get the MMR vaccine. It is one of the most common side effects and usually occurs within a week or two of the vaccine's administration date.
Not Really. It is annoying , but unless over 105 and associated with other symptoms, it is mostly just uncomfortable with no serious issues.

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Bad reaction to MMR vaccine. What part?

What type reaction. If a child has a local reaction to the MMR vaccine (a rash where the shot was given), it may be a reaction to the preservatives in the vaccine. A more systemic reaction (involving the whole body) may be a reaction to the egg base of the vaccine. A fever or rash, 7-10 days after vaccine, is a normal reaction to the vaccine which occurs in about 10% of children with no further problems. Read more...

Bad reaction to MMR vaccine. Trying to catch up on shots after delay. Was that bad?

Not necessarily. It isn't bad as long as you go ahead and get caught up. Hopefully the child didn't catch any vaccine preventable illnesses during the period when they were behind on shots. No harm done. Read more...
Hard to say. Your post does not provide the patient age, a reason for the delay or what you considered a bad reaction. Without this information your question is to vague to answer. You are welcome to start over. Posts are not linked and go to the site at random. Read more...
Mgt. More details would be helpful and can be uploaded to an inbox consultation. Is there a history of egg or other allergic reactions? Read more...

My 15 mo old had the MMR vaccine 8 days ago & spiked a high fever last night with no other symptoms- could this be a vaccine reaction? Help! Worried

Possibly. Could be.If the temp is less than 105, you have to consider the other symptoms.The temp itself is annoying, but not dangerous.If lasts more than3 days or with. Severe pain or discomfort, call your pediatrician. Read more...

How many days after the MMR vaccine does child get a mild fever?

7-12 days. The MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccine is typically given at 12 months of age and prior to kindergarten entry. About 5% of recipients may have a mild rash and/or fever about 7-12 days following administration of the vaccine. The rash and fever are self-limited, resolving on their own. Read more...

In mmr vaccine 1st shot, what determines if toddler gets fever or not? And how high the fever can reach? My son has a fever of 39.8 c 1 week after shot

Return to doctor. Fever after an immunization usually lasts 48 hours or less. More likely, the fever is due to an infectious illness. Please return to your son's doctor as soon as possible for follow up. Read more...

My 16mo had MMR vaccine 24th, fever on 27-28, fever return on 2 sep, mild fever, af med, fever will go and back ard 6-7hrs later, is that normal?

MMR reactions... ...Happen between days 4-12, so 3 days between the shot and the fever is on the low side - not impossible, but between this, and the fever recurrence (which is also very unlikely with an MMR reaction) i'd see suggest seeing your doctor to look for another cause. Actually, the first fever could be something else, and this new fever is within the reaction window. Read more...