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Are roto virus vaccination and flu vaccination compulsory for child? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Jun-2013
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User:My daughter is 6 months old & we are in Chennai. I am watching advertisements regd. roto virus vaccination & flu vaccination. Is that really needed?
Doctor:Roto virus and Flu vaccinations are not scheduled under the compulsary vaccination programme by Govt
Doctor:They are optional
Doctor:If you wish to prevent your kid from viral infections you may take them
Doctor:If you can react to the child' illness and get doctor attention
User:what should be the gap between doses
Doctor:then you would not need them
Doctor:Two doses
Doctor:4 weeks
User:gap between doses ?
Doctor:The Indian academy is recommending three doses
Doctor:of vaccination
User:among 2 which one should we vaccinate first?
Doctor:Either of them.
Doctor:Rota virus should be better
User:we ve started giving her ragi & rice porridge & carrot & peas(boiled ones).what else can be given?
Doctor:Fruit mash
Doctor:Boiled XXXXXXX can be mashed
Doctor:Potato mash
User:we tried with XXXXXXX
User:she is spitting
User:fine will try potato
Doctor:yeah it takes a lot of time for them to understand the taste
Doctor:You can try something else
Doctor:The ones you tried should be retried at a later date
User:fine sure
User:Thanks for ur patient reply
Doctor:Do yu have any more queries
Doctor:Thank you for consulting me
Doctor:Bye for now
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