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Do you give your baby pain reliever before immunizations?

 
queen.bee

Asked by queen.bee at 8:12 AM on Jul. 30, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Nope, studies show that giving medicine like tylenol before &/or immediately after vaccinations actually reduces the effectiveness of the vaccine.
    http://abcnews.go.com/Health/SwineFlu/tylenol-shots-hurt-vaccines-effectiveness/story?id=8840239
    Nyx7

    Answer by Nyx7 at 8:26 AM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • No. I only give it to him afterward if he appears to need it for some reason.
    layh41407

    Answer by layh41407 at 8:22 AM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • No, I give it to them after
    AngieB615

    Answer by AngieB615 at 9:21 AM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • I just went with my daughter for my grandson's 2-year check-up. The doctor told her to only give Tylenol if he ran a fever or was in obvious discomfort.
    NannyB.

    Answer by NannyB. at 9:31 AM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • No, for the reason nyx7 stated.
    Christina807

    Answer by Christina807 at 9:45 AM on Jul. 30, 2010

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