11 doctors weighed in:
Do vaccinations increase my child's risk of developing asthma?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: No
There's no evidence of an increased risk of asthma in vaccinated children.
The main risk factor for asthma is a positive family history of asthma or related allergic disorders; other risk factors include certain infections that occur during childhood (like bronchiolitis).

In brief: No
There's no evidence of an increased risk of asthma in vaccinated children.
The main risk factor for asthma is a positive family history of asthma or related allergic disorders; other risk factors include certain infections that occur during childhood (like bronchiolitis).
Dr. Roy Benaroch
Dr. Roy Benaroch
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Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: No
There is no evidence that vaccination increases the incidence of asthma.

In brief: No
There is no evidence that vaccination increases the incidence of asthma.
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
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Dr. Douglas Tzanetos
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
There is no evidence that vaccination increases the odds of developing asthma.
In fact, vaccinations against the flu and pertussis (the cause of whooping cough) are protective against respiratory infections that greatly increase the chance of asthma exacerbations.

In brief: No
There is no evidence that vaccination increases the odds of developing asthma.
In fact, vaccinations against the flu and pertussis (the cause of whooping cough) are protective against respiratory infections that greatly increase the chance of asthma exacerbations.
Dr. Douglas Tzanetos
Dr. Douglas Tzanetos
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
In brief: No Evidence
Not only is there no evidence that immunizations increase the risk of asthma, but preventing these diseases helps prevent pulmonary ( lung) damage that may lead to asthmatic symptoms.

In brief: No Evidence
Not only is there no evidence that immunizations increase the risk of asthma, but preventing these diseases helps prevent pulmonary ( lung) damage that may lead to asthmatic symptoms.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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