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What are the long term effects of the MMR vaccine in an adult?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics
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In brief: MMR vaccine

The long term beneficial effects of the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine is lifelong immunity against those 3 viral infections.
There are no known long term adverse side effects reported.

In brief: MMR vaccine

The long term beneficial effects of the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine is lifelong immunity against those 3 viral infections.
There are no known long term adverse side effects reported.
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
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Dr. James Ferguson
On occasion, adults will experience a transient (week +/-) of joint tenderness a week or so after the shot. It responds to minor anti inflammatories and disappears rather quickly.
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