I just had my 4 month old vaccinated. One of the vaccinations was for Pertussis. Now my son is coughing alot (no fever or anything)...anyone know(or think) if this could be a reaction to the vaccination? My peds office is closed on weekends.Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 8:20 AM on Oct. 31, 2009 in Health
Answer by Gailll at 8:35 AM on Oct. 31, 2009
Answer by SWasson at 8:36 AM on Oct. 31, 2009
This is the reason my mom chose not to give me the DPT shot.
Info on the vaccine and possible side effects as well as symptoms of whooping cough http://www.nvic.org/Vaccines-and-Diseases/Whooping-Cough.aspx
While it is rare, some children do develop illnesses from vaccines. Whooping Cough is easily treated in the US with antibiotics.
Answer by ecodani at 9:39 AM on Oct. 31, 2009