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Is there any risk of problems if my child was given an extra dose of dtap vaccine?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics

In brief: No

Research has amply proven that an extra dose of this vaccine causes no harm and may provide stronger immunity.

In brief: No

Research has amply proven that an extra dose of this vaccine causes no harm and may provide stronger immunity.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: No

This vaccine has been remarkable since it was modified & re-released in ~1992.
The frequency of any side effects like fever, crying spells etc went from expected to almost non-existent. Other than feel sore at the site, the kid should have no issues with the added dose but may have a little better immunity.

In brief: No

This vaccine has been remarkable since it was modified & re-released in ~1992.
The frequency of any side effects like fever, crying spells etc went from expected to almost non-existent. Other than feel sore at the site, the kid should have no issues with the added dose but may have a little better immunity.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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