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Should I be worried about the safety of the rotavirus vaccine?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not Really

No. The currently used vaccines are much safer than the complications of having the disease which may include severe dehydration and death.
The vaccine may cause fever, mild diarrhea and rare cases of intussusception.

In brief: Not Really

No. The currently used vaccines are much safer than the complications of having the disease which may include severe dehydration and death.
The vaccine may cause fever, mild diarrhea and rare cases of intussusception.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: New vaccine is safe

The old vaccine 20 years ago had intussusception side effects (intestinal problem).
New RotaTeq doesn't seem to have the side effect, meaning the chance of getting intuss. Is the same with or without rotateq. Rotateq is safe enough for babies, to prevent rotavirus diarrhea&dehydration (& death in 3rd world countries). Gsk-rotarix caused a slight increase in intuss. In mexico (1 in 100, 000 babies).

In brief: New vaccine is safe

The old vaccine 20 years ago had intussusception side effects (intestinal problem).
New RotaTeq doesn't seem to have the side effect, meaning the chance of getting intuss. Is the same with or without rotateq. Rotateq is safe enough for babies, to prevent rotavirus diarrhea&dehydration (& death in 3rd world countries). Gsk-rotarix caused a slight increase in intuss. In mexico (1 in 100, 000 babies).
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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