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What should I do if my child has allergic reactions to immunizations and vaccines?

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Allergic reactions usually happen very soon after getting a vaccine, and doctors' offices are well equipped to handle them. If you think your child has or may have an allergy to any component in a vaccine, be sure to share that information with your doctor.

Medical providers agree that the proven preventive benefits of vaccines far outweigh the risks of the minimal side effects associated with them.

From: Immunizations and Vaccines WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:  CDC. National Immunization Program, CDC.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 20, 2018

SOURCES:  CDC. National Immunization Program, CDC.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 20, 2018

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