My blood titers for MMR vaccine were really low. I had to receive another vaccination. I had received them as a child. Why would another be necessary?

Titers are low. If your titers were low then theoretically your immunity is not up to par so you would be at higher risk of contracting measles, mumps or rubella. By getting another viaccine you will raise your body's ability to produce antibodies.

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If my child gets the MMR vaccine and my baby and myself aren't vaccinated, can we catch measles from her just getting vaccinated?

No. MMR given to child will not risk you and baby from getting the clinical measles disease. If you have not gotten the vaccine before, should get it now to avoid disease. Baby to get it at appropriate age 12-15 months. Read more...
MMR. You can't catch measles from someone who has had the vaccine . Read more...

I heard that the MMR vaccine is a live shedding virus. Is this true and if so should I keep my unvaccinated baby away from those recently vaccinated?

Mmr vaccine . MMR vaccine is live but there is no need to isolate your baby unless your child has an immune problem. The virus in it is not harmful. . Read more...
No therat. This collection of weakened germs is no threat to any baby with a normal immune system. Even if given to them at a few weeks of age, it would be unlikely to cause a problem, but because of the way the immune system develops, it cannot provide a long term benefit if given under a year of age.It is occasionally given at 6 mo to those traveling in indemic countries, but repeated when older, Read more...

Does the MMR vaccine cause autism. Is it ok to have other vaccinations at the same time. I believe children are given 2 others with the MMR at 12 mths?

No. Vaccine haters in the 80's told us they caused cp, in the 90's crib death ; now autism. Court testimony revealed a money making hoax behind the MMR scare and the dr lost his license to practice. The vaccines have been the single best lifesaver for kids in a hundred years.The number given at one time has been proven safe and effective.Get them all and be safe. Read more...
no. The wakefield study linking the vaccine and autism has been shown to be false. Research shows that the rate of autism in unvaccinated children is the same as those who receive immunizations. The low rates of illness since we started with shots have made some parents think these conditions aren't serious but these illness can cause disability and death.Reason. Read more...
No, it does not. A few years ago it was thought that some vaccinations may have lead to autism. We now know that this research was faked and there is in fact no connection between autism and vaccinations. There are many reported cased world wide of children developing autism who have never received any vaccinations. It is ok to have these vaccinations at the same time. Read more...

5yr old had MMR vaccine when he was 1. Blood teiter test shows immunity does he still need a booster shot, if yes then when and how long its good for?

MMR revaccination. We now give a second MMR at age five or six. There have been failures in the measles and mumps components. Therefore a second and final MMR is recommended at school age. Read more...
Boosting immunity. We gave one MMR for about 22 years before realizing that enough kids had lost some of their protection that they were getting measles as college freshman. The addition of the 2nd dose at 5, regardless of their blood test at that age, has essentially eliminated seasonal outbreaks of measles on collage campuses. It may be another two decades before we know if other boosters are needed later. Read more...