What is the treatment for reaction to Hib vaccine?

Depends. It depends on the reaction. The most common reactions to vaccination are fever, fussiness, and muscle soreness. These are all normal and not a cause for alarm. Treat with Ibuprofen if needed for a couple of days and they will go away. If it's a more serious reaction, call your doctor.

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What are the symptoms of a reaction to Hib vaccine?

See below: Approximately 25% of children who receive the hib vaccine experience mild side effects such as pain, redness, or swelling at the site of the shot, while more serious reactions are infrequent. Studies have shown that children who receive the hib vaccine in combination with or at the same time as the dtap vaccine are no more likely to experience side effects than children who receive only the dtap. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: Reaction to Hib vaccine?

Hib vaccine reaction. Reaction to Hib vaccine: Mild reaction to shot includes local redness and fever. Usually occurs within 3 days of having injection. Major reaction: Such reactions from a vaccine are very rare, estimated at fewer than 1 in a million doses, and would happen within a few minutes to a few hours after the vaccination. Major reaction include hives, swelling of the face and throat, difficulty breathing, a fast heartbeat, dizziness, and weakness. These would usually start a few minutes to a few hours after the vaccination. Read more...

Is Hib vaccine the same as hib?

Maybe. On a vaccine record, "hib" would be the same as hib vaccine. Hib is haemophilus influenzae b, which is a bacteria that causes serious and deadly illness in babies and children. Hib vaccine prevents hib disease. Read more...
HIB IS BACTEIA. Hib is Bactreria and Hib Vaccine is given to children to protect them against HIB Inection. Read more...

What is dangerous about the Hib vaccine?

Hib Vaccine. Hib vaccine is safe.The adverse reactions are very mild.The most common reaction are transient redness, swelling or pain at the site of injection, occuring in 5 to 30 percent of vaccine recipient.More severe reactions are very rare.Fever over 101 degree happens 1 out of twenty, these may last 2to3 days so there is no real danger with hib vaccine. Read more...
Nothing. Early in my practice I saw several babies die from this germ as meningitis or be severely sick with epiglottis. I had at least 2/yr with HIB meningitis in my small practice.After the present vaccine was developed, the disease almost disappeared.I didn't see either HIB meningitis or epiglottis in my last decade in practice. It still occurs in the underdeveloped countries. Read more...

What happens if my child has dose of the Hib vaccine?

Good Things. Should have protection against a very serious life-threatening disease. Read more...
Good Things!!!! Should have protection against a very serious life-threatening disease. Read more...
Confusing question. In this instance, lab created non-living material is injected into the body and masquerades as if it were the real germ. This triggers protective antibody creation. Completing the series ( it is not a single dose product) has proven benefits. After its introduction in the 1990's its wide use almost eliminated infantile HIB meningitis as a problem in the US. Read more...

Is a childhood Hib vaccine valid for the meningitis requirement?

Childhood hib vaccin. Hib vaccine only protects the child against meningitis caused by hemophilus influenza.The vaccine required for meningitis and required in schools and in colleges is Meningococcal vaccine., which is diffrent than hib vaccine. Read more...

What does the Hib vaccine have to do with menomune and menactra? Are they all the same thing?

No. Hemoplilis influenza type B (HIB) was the most common cause of infant and childhood meningitis prior to the adoption of the improved Hib vaccine in the early 90's. Meningococcal meningitis was and is a sporadic cause of rapidly fatal meningitis in un-immunized patients. The menomune and menactra are two products that help provide protection from some strains of meningococcus. Read more...
No NotThe Same Thing. No not the same thing Hib vaccine is to prevent HIB Infection Monomune and Menactra are given to prevent Meningococal Infection and Meningitis. Read more...

I was looking at my immunization record, and I never got a Hib vaccine, which is "not compliant" apparently. What is Hib? Should I get vaccinated ASAP

Low priority now. HIB or haemophilis influenza type B was the primary cause of bacterial meningitis in the 0-4 year old age group prior to wide use of the vaccine (early 90's). It rarely struck older kids, and by their teens it was rarely if ever seen. You might find someone who would give you the series,but at this point, I would see little if any need. . Read more...

How dangerous is the Hib vaccine?

Hib vaccine. Hib vaccine is as safe as any other chilhood vaccine.It is not dangerous and is given to babies in first and second year, and it has been very effective in preventing invasive h flu infections in children. Read more...
NOT!! Currently, I am not aware of any reports of serious side effects or complications of the hib vaccine which has been around since the late 1980's. Read more...
Not very! HIB vaccine is available in many forms & given in multiple doses to children under 5 years--often started at age 6-8 weeks. The vaccine may cause redness, slight swelling, even fever. The disease itself is much more serious if it strikes. Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease can cause meningitis, epiglottitis, pneumonia, arthritis, & cellulitis. Cases much reduced since vaccine. Read more...