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What to do if missed second dose of hepatitis vaccine to the child?

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Hi, Hi, My child received Chicken Pox vaccine and One Dose of Hepatitis A Vaccine as per schedule however we missed second dose of Hepatitis A which doctor told to get is done after six months. Now please what shall be done . Do we have to start over again for the vaccination or we need to get only the dose we missed Thanks
Posted Sat, 28 Dec 2013 in Child Health
 
 
Answered by Dr. Venkata Subrahmanaym Mukkavilli 18 minutes later
Brief Answer: You may give the missed dose. Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for asking query on healthcare magic. If you repeat the one missed dose it is sufficient. You need not start from the begining even if you miss the vaccine on the scheduled date Nothing to worry about it. Hope this answer will serve your purpose. Please feel free to ask me any more queries. Dr.M.V.Subrahmanyam.
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Follow-up: What to do if missed second dose of hepatitis vaccine to the child? 4 hours later
Thanks doctor ,its ok even if two years has elapsed.
 
 
Answered by Dr. Venkata Subrahmanaym Mukkavilli 3 hours later
Brief Answer: It is OK. Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks and Welcome to HealthcareMagic with your follow up question. Even though 2years have elapsed one shot of Hepatitis A vaccine will do. I hope you are clear now. Please feel free to ask any further doubts if required. Dr.MVSubrahmanyam.
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