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4 yr well child check up --shots??

wondering what to expect at my son's 4yr check up.... he is up to date on shots, so do they have any scheduled vax's at the 4 yr check up??


Asked by AmaliaD at 11:08 AM on Sep. 3, 2009 in Kids' Health

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Answers (12)
  • My son got one shot and a hearing and vision exam at 4

    Answer by But_Mommie at 12:52 AM on Sep. 4, 2009

  • Call you pedi's office and find out.

    Answer by bebita at 11:10 AM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • I think they get another chicken pox vaccine at 4

    Answer by Jan40 at 11:16 AM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • Best to call the doc and find out, the scheduals are changing constantly and it's been YEARS since my children were 4

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 11:29 AM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • Mine had his boosters at 5, not 4. You'd have to check with your doctor's office.

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 1:49 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • Check w. your DR we had no shots at 4, but did at 5.

    Answer by KATEISME at 3:14 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • My son had the flu shot at 4 (only becuase his bday is in Oct and thats when the flu shot is given in our office) but that was it. He got 3 shots at 5

    Answer by Jaydin_Makenna at 5:38 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • I don't think there are any shots at the 4 yr checkup. BTW, the chicken pox booster isn't given until around 11 years old. My son had his first one at 18 months and the booster at 11. Call the office and ask, it depends if your child is behind or not.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 10:03 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • My dr gives shots at age 4 and when I asked friends they said that most drs do. Most odd. I just looked at the office website, they have a schedule on there. I'd try that first because if you do call they'll probably need to ask a nurse if not a dr and that takes up a fair chunk of their time and means you need to wait.

    Answer by RhondaVeggie at 10:13 PM on Sep. 3, 2009

  • They usually do all the booster shots at the Kindergarten physical along with blood tests.

    At a 4 year check up, I would expect the basics...height, weight, check his spine and reflexes.

    Answer by milfalicious08 at 12:45 AM on Sep. 4, 2009