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Suggest dosage for MMR vaccination

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Dr. Sumanth Amperayani

Pediatrician, Pulmonology

Practicing since :2003

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Posted on Fri, 3 Mar 2017 in Vaccinations
Question: My son was given measles vaccination at 9 months, MMR vaccination at 1.5 years. Is it safe to take another dose of MMR vaccination now at 13 years as being given in school to all students?
Answered by Dr. Sumanth Amperayani 32 minutes later
Brief Answer:
You can give it

Detailed Answer:
Hi.... Greetings from XXXXXXX

I am a consultant Pediatrician at XXXXXXX Kamakoti CHILDS Trust Hospital, Nungambakkam.

Yes, you can give the vaccination, but please make sure that it is been given by a properly trained person and proper hygienic measures being maintained while giving the vaccination.

Regards - Dr. Sumanth
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