Navigation Links
Most vaccine-allergic children can still be safely vaccinated, Hopkins experts say
Date:9/1/2008

s, children with known allergies can be given antiallergy medications, such as antihistamines and corticosteroids, before vaccination to help ward off or lessen the allergic reaction. For a step-by-step guide to vaccine administration in children with known or suspected vaccine allergy, see the full text of the article at http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/future/122.3.shtml.

Immunizations of children with known vaccine allergies should always be administered under medical supervision in a clinic equipped to treat life-threatening allergic reactions or in a hospital intensive-care unit. Patients can usually go home after an hour or two if they have no adverse reactions.

True allergies typically cause immediate reactions, involving the immune system as a whole that occur within a few minutes to a few hours of vaccination. By contrast, delayed reactions, which occur within days, even weeks after vaccination, are generally benign and are rarely, if ever, dangerous.

Symptoms of immediate allergic reactions include hives, swelling, wheezing, coughing, low blood pressure, vomiting, diarrhea, and can lead to full-blown anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction.


'/>"/>

Contact: Katerina Pesheva
epeshev1@jhmi.edu
410-516-4996
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Children of depressed moms do better when dad is involved, SLU researcher finds
2. High pollution linked to poor lung function growth in children in Mexico City
3. NYC-area 1st: Morgan Stanley Childrens Hospital performs transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement
4. Obese Children Miss More School Days
5. Ultra-Runner to Run 63 Marathons in 63 Days for Children with Incurable Disease
6. Psoriasis Cure Now offers Back to School Resources for Parents of Children with Psoriasis
7. Researchers estimate about 9 percent of US children age 8 to 15 meet criteria for having ADHD
8. Majority of 2.4 Million U.S. Children With ADHD Not Diagnosed or Consistently Treated, According to New Gold Standard Study by Cincinnati Childrens Researchers
9. Practice-based intervention has sustained benefits for children and families
10. 1.5 million children could be saved
11. Annual flu shot cuts need for doctors visits, hospitalization among children
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/27/2015)... (PRWEB) May 27, 2015 SIMpalm ... helped its client to launch an Android version for ... merchants to accept credit, debit and ACH payments on ... Google Play at: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.simpalm.paymentgateway . The iOS version ... has been recently updated by SIMpalm. , Forte ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... Get Tested Coachella Valley , a ... of HIV, will recognize its most influential, passionate and ... Ambassador Awards, to be held on Twitter on June ... first for public health campaigns, the online awards ceremony ... influencers for breaking down stigma, spreading awareness and educating ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... According to research conducted by Dr. Huay-Zong ... Dallas some migraine patients have an increased likelihood of ... apparently also have some shared risk factors -- particularly ... a history of diabetes and/or smoking. Both conditions were ... in particular was less common in Hispanics. , ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... The Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago announces ... business to better serve the needs of couples in Chicagoland. ... on the Northwest side of the city at 4920 North ... by calling the Chicago office at (773) 794–1818. This ... of Chicago. The other 2 offices are in Gurnee ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... 27, 2015 Carey Danis & ... testosterone gel lawsuit . The suit pertains to AndroGel, ... was filed in late April 2015, and a court ... Illinois federal court in mid-May.¹ , Testosterone gel lawsuits ... the Northern District of Illinois. The multidistrict litigation (MDL) ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Forte Payment System Launches Android Version of Payment App 2Health News:Regional Public Health Campaign to Host 1st Annual YesGTCV Social Ambassador Awards 2Health News:Regional Public Health Campaign to Host 1st Annual YesGTCV Social Ambassador Awards 3Health News:Santa Rosa Orthopaedics Offers Insights into Recent Study Results Connecting Migraines with Chronic Conditions Such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 2Health News:Santa Rosa Orthopaedics Offers Insights into Recent Study Results Connecting Migraines with Chronic Conditions Such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 3Health News:Santa Rosa Orthopaedics Offers Insights into Recent Study Results Connecting Migraines with Chronic Conditions Such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 4Health News:The Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago Opens a New Fertility Office Location in Chicago 2Health News:Carey Danis & Lowe Comments on Recently Filed Testosterone Gel Lawsuit 2
... in all 604 districts of the country to provide essential ... has been set up to study the feasibility of ... Vilas Paswan Tuesday said that the committee has been formed ... fertilizer). ,"The committee will submit a report on ...
... day could help improve fitness and health of women who ... ,Conducting tests on overweight and obese women, many of whom ... Rouge found that even ten minutes of exercise a day ... their overall risk of early death. ,The study ...
... better be taken heed of, by bosses. The study shows ... to dire consequences, like a heart attack. ... College London and published in the Journal of Epidemiology and ... working in London for almost 11 years. ,The ...
... diet for any person depends on his physiology ... Optimal Weight for Life Program at Children's Hospital Boston, who ... fit all', also notes that heavy people with an apple ... lost a lot more pounds on a diet that excluded ...
... is more strongly linked to head and neck cancer than ... the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, showed that a ... to smoking. ,Led by Dr. Mia Hashibe ... researchers examined head and neck cancer risk among smokers who ...
... that women are significantly less likely than men to ... ,Elevated LDL cholesterol is an important modifiable ... of death for both women and men. ... Cardiovascular Disease: Using National Managed Care Performance Data to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Feelings Of Injustice At Work Can Lead To A Heart Attack 2Health News:Check Your Physiology Before You Choose A Diet 2Health News:Women Less Likely to Control LDL Cholesterol Levels Than Men 2
(Date:5/26/2015)... -- XRpro Sciences, Inc., a provider of a unique platform for ... and ion channel assays for the pharmaceutical industry, announced today ... MicroCap Conference on Thursday, May 28, 2015 in ... Hotel. The Company,s presentation by Richie Cunningham ... to begin at 1:30 p.m ET. Click here to view ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... England and PITTSBURGH , May 26, 2015 ... global pharmaceutical company, today announced that Mylan CEO ... Strategic Decisions Conference, Friday, May 29, 2015 at 9 ... a live webcast of the presentation via the investor ... An archived version will also be available following the ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... 26, 2015 Clinicient Inc , ... announced the results of an industry survey of ... 759 therapists, practice owners and administrative staff completed ... need for technology and services that improve therapist ... findings, Clinicient published a free 12-page guide to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:XRpro Sciences, Inc. To Present at 2015 Marcum MicroCap Conference 2Survey: Half of Physical Therapists Underbill For Their Services 2
... JERUSALEM , June 2, ... oral drug delivery systems, announced,today that its subsidiary Oramed Ltd. ... ("Laser Detect"), an Israeli company listed on,the Tel Aviv Stock ... Entera Bio Ltd. ("Entera"). Under the terms of the agreement, ...
... Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc . (Nasdaq: QCOR ) announced today that it ... June 10, 2010 at The Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York, ... will discuss the Company,s business strategy and historical financial performance at 11:30 ... , Attendance at ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Oramed Pharmaceuticals Forms Joint Venture - Launches Entera Bio Ltd. 2Oramed Pharmaceuticals Forms Joint Venture - Launches Entera Bio Ltd. 3Questcor to Present at the Jefferies 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference 2
... This comfortable pre-fabricated orthosis is designed ... distal third humeral diaphyseal fractures. The ... circumferential soft tissue compression for optimal ... full range-of-motion of both the shoulder ...
Provides secure fracture immobilization while allowing for full range of motion at shoulder and elbow...
... This night splint features a ... 10 degrees dorsiflexion, designed to provide ... symptoms of plantar fasciitis or Achilles ... the need to order left or ...
... This economically priced semi-rigid post op shoe ... soft cotton-poly blend breathable upper will keep ... hook and loop closure provides even tension ... additional comfort and support for your patient. ...
Medicine Products: