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H1N1 vaccination - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   my son has ringworm. he is scheduled to get his H1N1 vaccine tomorrow. can he still get it?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
Yes he can get the vaccine.
User :   are you sure it's safe?
User :   if he was sick they wouldn't give it to him right?
User :   should I tell them he has ringworm?
Doctor :  
The ring worm infection will not aggravate or cause any untoward comlpications as such.
Doctor :  
But there may be episodes of fever because of the vaccine as such.
Doctor :  
You can mention that he has ring worm infection to them.
User :   what is your opinion on H1N1 vaccines in general? I have been having a lot of trouble deciding whether he should be vaccinated....
Doctor :   Ring worm infection is not a serious condition.
Doctor :  
Since it is a recent one in the medical field.
Doctor :  
There are no much report on the effects of the vaccine.
User :   no offense, but your sentences are not really clear
Doctor :   The commonest side effects as reported are not that seroius.
User :   just wondering...what type of medicine do you practice?
Doctor :  
Fever , tenderness and swelling.
Doctor :  
You can go ahead with the vaccine.
Doctor :  
iam a general practitioner.
User :   ok. thanks.
Doctor :  
Is there any other query?
User :   thats it.thanks.
Doctor :  
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