Allergic Reactions to Vaccines

May 12, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff Article Tags: ,

Every parent worries about the chances of an allergic reaction after receiving an immunization. Anaphylaxis is a potential serious allergic reaction. Foods, insect stings, medications and latex are the most common causes of anaphylactic reactions. A recent review of records of 17,606,500 visits for a total of 25,173,965 vaccinations found only 33 confirmed cases of…

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Article Reference:

The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 10/15