Is it safe to get the measles vaccine while pregnant?

MMR after delivery. The measles vaccine (MMR) is a live-virus vaccine, so it is not given to pregnant women or to women just about to become pregnant. It can be given to the mom after her baby is born.
Wait. Generally live attenuated vaccines are recommended not to be given until after the baby is born, because of potential risk.

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Is it safe for pregnant women to get the measles vaccine?

MMR after delivery. The measles vaccine (MMR) is a live-virus vaccine, so it is not given to pregnant women or to women just about to become pregnant. It can be given to the mom after her baby is born. Read more...
CDC guidelines. The CDC recommends against giving live vaccines, such as MMR, to pregnant women. Check out their website for more guidelines on vaccines during pregnancy. Read more...

My country currently has the measles outbreak so should I get a measles vaccine shot? I already got 2 shots when I was 9 months & 18 months old. I'm 18 yrs old. Plus, I never have measles before

You are covered. . I'm guessing you are in houston now and are planning to return to another country? I would call the cdc to ask about vaccination requirements for travel if you are unsure. Read more...
Measles Immunity. If you have had the measles vaccine series you most probably are immune. A simple way to check is to ask your physician to get a measles titre (blood test)which will confirm or exclude your immunity. Read more...

Is it safe to use paracetamol after a measles vaccine?

Fever reducers. Since fever from the measles vaccine can occur after 7 days, it is advisable to use paracetamol then. Try not to give paracetamol or any other fever or pain reducer shortly after getting the vaccine because recent reports indicate lessened immune reaction. Read more...

Born in 1975. I think I got measles vaccine but not sure type (live or killed virus) and if got 1 shot or 2. Do I need get current MMR vaccine?

I'd consider a boost. If you were born at that time, it would not have been common for you to get a second dose of MMR.That practice was not common until the 90's. Given the present outbreaks in the US, it would be prudent for anyone who did not have the disease and was born before the mid 90"s to consider a MMR booster. Read more...
MMR for adults. Persons vaccinated before 1979 with either killed mumps vaccine or mumps vaccine of unknown type who are at high risk for mumps infection should be considered for revaccination with 2 doses of MMR vaccine. High risk adults are healthcare workers, travel internationally or are college students. Your doctor can send a blood test to check the status of your immunity before repeating vaccinations. Read more...

For How long does the Measles 's after vaccine fever last? My daughter had measles vaccine on 1 sept, she is having fever till then. Fever is above 100.

Measles vaccine. The measles part of the vaccine often doesn't cause side effects prior to 7-10 days after the vaccine, and this is usually fever and a rash. If this fever is atypical, she should see her MD to see if there is another cause. Read more...

Can there be side effects of a measles vaccine on adults?

Sure. Of course. Any medication or vaccination can cause side effects at any age. Mostly it will be local reaction such as soreness, redness and pain/itching or global such as feeling crummy, fever, etc. Read more...
Yes. Serious ones, probably not. Fever, achiness, rashes are all possible, and they may occur several weeks later. Read more...

I had my 1st measles vaccine between 2008 & 2011, and bloods confirmed I was not immuned. I had my 2nd one in november 2013, am I protected now?

Possibly. A single dose of the measles vaccine was known to confer immunity to 85% +/- of the population. By the mid 1990's a second dose became routine in the us, bringing the protection level to >95% of the population. Various individual factors can interfere with vaccine protection, but for normal individuals 2 doses will keep them safe.Another blood test could verify your status. Read more...