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What to do with baby's bcg?

My baby is 3 months old, 15.8lbs. I accidentally pricked my baby's bcg because I stupidly thought it was a boil or an infected insect bite, so I tried to squeeze all the pus and blood inside. What would happen to my baby? Would the bcg be ineffective? What should I do?
Thu, 15 Oct 2015
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Hi, BCG will not be ineffective. When a bcg vaccine is given, a papule develops at the site at 2-3 weeks, which gradually heals leaving a scar. You need not to do anything.
Regards - Dr Deepak Patel, MD Pediatrics
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What to do with baby's bcg?

Hi, BCG will not be ineffective. When a bcg vaccine is given, a papule develops at the site at 2-3 weeks, which gradually heals leaving a scar. You need not to do anything. Regards - Dr Deepak Patel, MD Pediatrics