A 10-month-old Baby Has A Fever After Measles And Rubella Immunization?
The doctor can give an explanation, my child is 10 months of measles and rubella immunization, the night was high in heat until the 6th day now. It’s been 2x treatment never healed even the 4th day of coughing and clear snot. His eyes are already glazed, I want to take them to the hospital but I’m still confused. I have already compressed, the child doesn’t want to eat, is hard to take medicine, sleeps crying and restless
Hello Ajeng, thank you for asking to HealthReplies.com.
MR immunization or measles - Rubella is a vaccine to protect children against measles and rubella and reduce the severity of the disease if not infected. This immunization is intended for children 9 months to 15 years. This vaccination is important, considering the complications of measles and rubella are quite severe, including pneumonia, inflammation of the brain and deafness due to damaged ear nerves.
MR immunization itself has side effects or post-immunization follow-up events (KIPI). KIPI from MR immunization can be in the form of discomfort in the injection area, fever, rash (disappear in 2 days), where this KIPI can occur for 5-14 days after MR immunization.
It is recommended to give paracetamol according to the rules to reduce children's fever, accompanied by warm compresses. Make sure the child is drinking enough mineral water and enough to nurse the child to help increase endurance.
Take your child to the doctor if the child's fever does not improve, accompanied by vomiting, diarrhea, lazy eating and tend to be weak. The following article is about MR immunization to add insight.
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