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Can a VAXXED child still get chicken poX?

My son hAS A RASH that looks alot like chicken pox.. but he had his vax.. can he still get it

 
JrsMommy07

Asked by JrsMommy07 at 12:29 PM on Apr. 17, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • yes, but most of the time when I child is vaccinated, it helps reduce the side effects they could have had for the disease. Either way, it's best to take them to the doctor just to be sure of what it is.
    xxhazeldovexx

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 1:29 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • Yes, even if your child is vaccinated they can still contract the disease they were vaccinated for.
    dedicatedrider

    Answer by dedicatedrider at 12:30 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • Vaccination is not a guarantee the disease will not be contracted. It is protection against, and if it is contracted it provides enough that usually it's a lighter case of whatever disease.
    TiccledBlue

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 12:36 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • i'm pretty sure i was vaxxed and i caught it from my sister :P
    m4m4

    Answer by m4m4 at 12:40 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • Yup, it's possible. Your child can still contract ANY disease they've been vaccinated for.
    Laura1229

    Answer by Laura1229 at 12:41 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • Yes and the vaccine may actually CAUSE a slight case of CP.
    aeneva

    Answer by aeneva at 1:23 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • Can a child who has had chicken pox get it again. Yes. Same principle. :)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:10 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • yeah my daughter is almost 3 and has had 2 vac shots for it and she still got them but a mild case
    margarita13

    Answer by margarita13 at 2:44 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • Yes.. vaccines are only like 85% effective or something like that. It's probably a smart idea to call the doctor :)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:59 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

  • Yes, the shots don't keep you from getting anything, it's meant to keep your child from dying of it, or having a severe reaction that could cause hospitalization or severe life impacting problems.

    Knightquester

    Answer by Knightquester at 4:00 PM on Apr. 17, 2009

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