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Child had febrile convulsion post HIB vaccine. Is it safe to give the second shot?

Dear Sir, My daughter is 8 months old now.She has his first convulsion attack on 6 months after very next day of HIB vaccine .We ask her doc he said it is Ferbile seizure , his 2nd fit attacked her in after 1 n half months of first one,doc says it is coz of fever . and he changes the medicine from fardenal and eptoin(2 times daily) to epilex (2 times) nd Eptoin (1 time) also 1/2 frisum tablet daily for 15 days two times. In the 8th months she agan had HIB vaccine.Was it safe to give again HIB vaccine since she had first attack after this vaccine. Her M
Asked On : Thu, 15 Mar 2012
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Hi, welcome to H.C.M.Forum, it could be febrile convulsion if there is simultaneous high fever. always keep paracetamol syrup in hand and see that he never gets high fever. regarding HIB vaccine you better get it don by a pediatrician after explaining the situation. if it is febrile convulsion it will cease coming after the age of 5 years.thank you.
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