The Location Of The Injection At The Time Of Immunization There Is A Baby 5 Months?
My child is more than 5 months old because of late immunization, he only gets 2 immunizations 1. On the right side of the upper right hand 2. Left thigh and right thigh after which part of the immunization?
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Immunization is a way to give a part of a virus or bacteria to the body so that the body can produce an immunity. The gift should be according to schedule with the aim that in the future the child has immunity against the disease. Regarding the giving schedule, it usually refers to the government program, i.e.
At birth are BCG, hepatitis and polio After 2 months DPT, hepatitis, polio Age 3 months DPT, hepatitis, polio Age 4 months DPT, hepatitis, polio Age 9 months measles Can be done booster usually ie 1 year, when elementary school, and teenagers the injection site usually at birth is generally more important in the method of injection ie
BCG is under the skin usually is the upper arm of DPT and hepatitis usually is in the muscles so that usually in the thigh Measles is by way of the skin so that it is usually in the fatty tissue area of the skin such as in the thighs More information in the following article.
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