My ds received 5 shots on the 26th, one of which was the MMR. I contemplated delaying that vaccine because my dd had a reaction to it years before but I went against my intuition and had them go ahead and give it to him. Stupid me! About 5 days after I noticed a rash on his trunk and back but he was acting completely normal. I know a mild rash can be normal so I wasn't really worried. Then three days ago he started having issues sleeping. He hasn't slept for more than 20 mins at a time and wakes up screaming. Nothing I do soothes him. Ive had two hours total of sleep since sunday. He's running a low grade fever, has a slight cough, and runny nose as well. I'm praying this passes soon because I hate seeing him miserable like this and I'm not sure how much more I can take. I don't know what to do for the lil guy. :( Have any of you had a similar reaction? How long did it last? Please tell me the worst is over!
For those who keep asking why I think it's the vaccine and not just a cold or virus. In the info packet they gave me it said it takes 7-12 days for symptoms to occur. Also, his symptoms match the ones mentioned. He isn't really congested or anything. He's had colds and an ear infection before but he wasn't like this. My main concern is that he can't rest because he appears to be in pain. This is a link I found about mild reaction symptoms....
Sorry if its not clicky.
on Jul. 3, 2013 at 8:51 AM