Delay Of Vaccine 1 To 2 In Infants.?
At night, if the baby is late the vaccine can be obtained at the age of 2 months and has already been able to get 1 and then will be able to get it at the age of 7 months, should the first 1 be repeated or can immediately be able to get it because of fear that the previous vaccine can no longer function? Thank you
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DPT immunization is useful to provide immunity against diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus. The immunization is the fastest when the baby is 6 weeks old, with a recommended delivery schedule when the baby is 2 months, 3 months and 4 months.
If the DPT is late given, then the gift may be continued without having to repeat from the beginning. The Indonesian Pediatrician Association provides explanations related to procedures for completing and pursuing basic immunizations in infants or toddlers.
If the DPT immunization is late, regardless of the delay interval, do not repeat from the beginning, but continue immunization according to schedule. If the child has not been immunized basic at the age of less than 12 months, do the immunization according to basic immunization both in number and interval.
Therefore, you can pursue DPT 2 immunization at 7 months (or current) and DPT 3 at 8 months (or a month apart after the second DPT).
This will not affect the first DPT and will not change the effectiveness of the first immunization.
Parents also need to know that after immunization, there will often be follow-up events after immunization (KIPI). Kipi after DTP immunization will occur immediately after immunization including local reactions at the injection site such as pain, swelling, redness, rather hard lumps, high fever and rather fussy children after immunization. If you have a fever, a fever reliever like Paracetamol can be given according to the recommended dosage so that the baby feels comfortable.
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