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When to give Measles and MMR vaccinations ?

is measles vaccination can be given twice with in 3 months? 1 st dose is given at 9 month(oct 2010) and 2nd dose at 13th(jan 2011) month? Now when to give MMR vaccination(which needs 6 months gap).
Asked On : Fri, 21 Jan 2011
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Pediatrician 's  Response

Thanks for writing to health care magic.

We give measles vaccine at 9 months of age.

Then at the age of 5 months we give MMR Vaccine.

At 5 years of age we give MMR vaccine again. MMR vaccine contains measles, mums, rubella in it.

Hope this helps.
Take care.
Answered: Fri, 19 Apr 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani's  Response
hi,thanks for query.Measles is given only once at age of nine months.Then at age of 13-15 months MMR is given,which also contains measles in it.This MMR again needs to be repeated at age of 5 years.
wishing your child good health.
Answered: Sat, 20 Aug 2011
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