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CAN I TAKE MMR VACCINATION NOW WHICH I HAD MISSED TO TAKE DURING CHILDHOOD ?

I AM 21 YEARS AND NOT TAKEN MMR VACCINATION DURING CHILDHOOD CAN I TAKE NOW ? IF I CAN HOW MANY DAYS ARE REQUIRED TO SHOW POSITIVE RESULT ?
Sat, 7 May 2011
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Hi,
If you have not taken MMR vaccine during the childhood as per schedule, any ault born after 1956 must take MMr vaccine.
So, no harm in taking it.
Infact the potential benefits of receiving the vaccine far outweigh the potential risk & side effects.
Routinely two doses are recommended.
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Dear Jagannath,
Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum.

MMR Vaccination can be given in adult also

You can take it.

The schedule is two doses.


Contact me for more information or guidance

Wish you Good Reproductive & Sexual Health
With Warm Regards,

Dr. A CHAKRAVARTHY MBBS; MBA; (MHSc Reproductive & Sexual Medicine)
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