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2.5 month old baby to be taken for injection..

My 2 and half month old baby is having cough and cold. Her DPT injection is due after 2 days. Can she be given the injection when suffering from cough and cold.
Asked On : Mon, 10 May 2010
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if ur baby is suffering from mild cough & cold, then u should give vaccine, u can give DTaP vaccine, by this fever, pain & swelling by DTP vaccine is very less.
if ur baby has moderate to severe illness or has fever so u should treat ur baby first & then go for vaccination. postponment of vaccination by few days has no bad effect on immunisation of baby. but after cure of baby u should go for vaccine.
Answered: Wed, 12 Jan 2011
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