Adverse effect following immunization

1.5 month baby with history of redness and swelling at DPT vaccine site on lat aspect of thigh. Cried on touch, feeding well. at 3.5 kg. plz guide

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It common after dpt vaccination . Specially pertussis component. See if theres abscess or cellulitis formation . Give paracetamol round the clock. If u have a pic post it here.

Sometimes , it’s cellular swelling due to Pertussis component, If it persist &If fever occurs Rx Amoxiclav 30 mg/kg can be given

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Icepacks Paracetamol syp Look for cellulitis signs

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Minor post injection inflammation. Mostly self limiting. If Fever PCM can be given for 1-2 days. Iceing in local swollen area onceor twice a day.

It's very common Adv Oral paracetamol as per weight of baby

Cold fomentation Calpol drops Check for cellulitis, If necessary give Amoxyclav drops

Cold compression , Nsaid orally

Cold compresses Paracetamol syrup Watch for abscess formation Antibiotics orally if abscess is likely

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SUGGESTIVE. Of.. ADVISABLE... COLD. COMPRESSION... P. C. M... AND MANAGEMENT. ACCORDINGLY.... IF. SO...REQUIRED

Very common problem after dpt vaccination. Cold compress and pcm is all that is required.

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