Common vaccine side effectsCCommon vaccine side effectsCommon vaccine side effectsEnglishPreventionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyNAConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2012-08-23T04:00:00ZNA8.0000000000000062.0000000000000439.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>Learn about common vaccine side effects and how to treat them.</p><p>Vaccines, like any medicine, can have side effects. For most vaccines, serious side effects are extremely rare. The risks of vaccines are much lower than the risks of the diseases they prevent. </p> <p>Different vaccines have different side effects, most of which are mild. They include:</p> <ul> <li>temporary pain </li> <li>redness, swelling or soreness where the shot was given </li> <li>short-lived flu-like symptoms </li> </ul> <p>These side effects happen in one out of four children who receive vaccinations. They appear shortly after the shot is given and should go away after one or two days. If these symptoms persist, talk to your child's doctor. </p> <ul> <li>The risks of vaccines are much lower than the risks of the diseases that they prevent. </li> <li>The most common vaccine side effects are mild and may include temporary pain, redness or swelling in the area where the shot was given, and flu-like symptoms. </li> <li>Serious side effects from immunization are very rare. If your child is showing serious side effects, or if you are worried, contact your child's doctor or go to the nearest Emergency Department.</li> </ul><h2>When to see a doctor for vaccine side effects </h2><p>Serious side effects from immunization are very rare, but they can happen. They may include: </p><ul><li>serious allergic reaction or anaphylaxis, including itching, rash, swelling around the mouth and face, trouble breathing and low blood pressure </li><li>seizures </li><li>high fever </li><li>joint pain or stiffness </li><li> <a href="/Article?contentid=784&language=English">pneumonia</a> </li></ul><p>If your child is showing any of these serious side effects, or if you are worried, contact your child's doctor or go to the nearest Emergency Department. </p>
Effets indésirables des vaccins les plus courantsEEffets indésirables des vaccins les plus courantsCommon vaccine side effectsFrenchPreventionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyNAConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2012-08-23T04:00:00ZNAHealth (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>Découvrez les effets indésirables des vaccins les plus courants et la manière de les traiter.</p><p>Les vaccins, comme tout médicament, peuvent avoir des effets indésirables. Pour la plupart des vaccins, les effets indésirables graves sont extrêmement rares. Les risques posés par les vaccins sont beaucoup plus faibles que les risques posés par les maladies qu’ils préviennent.</p><p>Différents vaccins présentent différents effets indésirables, la plupart d’entre eux étant modérés. Ils comprennent :</p><ul><li>une douleur temporaire;</li><li>des rougeurs, de l’enflure ou de l’endolorissement au site de l’injection;</li><li>des symptômes de courte durée s’apparentant à la grippe.</li></ul><p>Ces effets indésirables se manifestent chez un enfant qui reçoit un vaccin sur quatre. Ils apparaissent rapidement après l’injection et devraient disparaître après une journée ou deux. Si ces symptômes persistent, consultez le médecin de votre enfant.</p><h2>À retenir</h2><ul><li>Les risques posés par les vaccins sont beaucoup plus faibles que les risques posés par les maladies qu’ils préviennent.</li><li>Les effets indésirables des vaccins les plus courants sont modérés et peuvent comprendre de la douleur temporaire, des rougeurs ou de l’enflure dans la zone du site d’injection et des symptômes s’apparentant à la grippe.</li><li>De graves effets indésirables à la suite d’une immunisation sont très rares. Si votre enfant présente de graves effets indésirables ou si vous êtes préoccupé, consultez le médecin de votre enfant ou rendez-vous au service des urgences le plus près.</li></ul><h2>Quand consulter un médecin au sujet des effets indésirables des vaccins</h2><p>Des effets indésirables graves à la suite d’une immunisation sont très rares, mais ils peuvent se produire. Ils peuvent comprendre :</p><ul><li>une réaction allergique grave ou une anaphylaxie, notamment des démangeaisons, une éruption cutanée, de l’enflure autour de la bouche et du visage, des problèmes respiratoires et une faible pression sanguine;</li><li>des convulsions;</li><li>une forte fièvre;</li><li>des douleurs ou des raideurs dans les articulations;</li><li>une <a href="/Article?contentid=784&language=French">pneumonie</a>.</li></ul><p>Si votre enfant présente l’un ou l’autre de ces graves effets indésirables ou si vous êtes préoccupé, consultez le médecin de votre enfant ou rendez-vous au service des urgences le plus près.</p>

 

 

Common vaccine side effects1913.00000000000Common vaccine side effectsCommon vaccine side effectsCEnglishPreventionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyNAConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2012-08-23T04:00:00ZNA8.0000000000000062.0000000000000439.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>Learn about common vaccine side effects and how to treat them.</p><p>Vaccines, like any medicine, can have side effects. For most vaccines, serious side effects are extremely rare. The risks of vaccines are much lower than the risks of the diseases they prevent. </p> <p>Different vaccines have different side effects, most of which are mild. They include:</p> <ul> <li>temporary pain </li> <li>redness, swelling or soreness where the shot was given </li> <li>short-lived flu-like symptoms </li> </ul> <p>These side effects happen in one out of four children who receive vaccinations. They appear shortly after the shot is given and should go away after one or two days. If these symptoms persist, talk to your child's doctor. </p><h2>Temporary pain, causing a fear of vaccines </h2><p>Fear or 'needle phobia' is a common side effect of vaccines. About one in 10 people avoid immunization and other needle procedures because they experienced pain from a previous shot. If your child is feeling anxious, stay calm, distract and comfort them. Visit our<a href="/Article?contentid=990&language=English">pain-free injections</a> page to learn how you can make vaccinations as easy and pain-free as possible.</p><h2>Redness, swelling or soreness where the shot was given </h2><p>Your child may have a reaction shortly after receiving the vaccine. This may include redness, swelling, soreness or bruising in the area where the shot was given. A cool, wet cloth can be used to ease your child's discomfort. </p><h2>Flu-like symptoms </h2><p>After getting the vaccine, your child may develop some flu-like symptoms. These include: </p><ul><li>mild <a href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English">fever</a> </li><li>upset stomach </li><li> <a href="/Article?contentid=746&language=English">vomiting</a> </li><li>loss of appetite </li><li> <a href="/Article?contentid=29&language=English">headache</a> </li><li>fatigue </li></ul><p>Vaccines work by imitating the infection, sometimes causing flu-like symptoms. This infection does not cause illness. Rather, it trains the body to develop the right response. If the flu infects a vaccinated person, the body is now able to recognize it and fight it off.</p> <ul> <li>The risks of vaccines are much lower than the risks of the diseases that they prevent. </li> <li>The most common vaccine side effects are mild and may include temporary pain, redness or swelling in the area where the shot was given, and flu-like symptoms. </li> <li>Serious side effects from immunization are very rare. If your child is showing serious side effects, or if you are worried, contact your child's doctor or go to the nearest Emergency Department.</li> </ul><h2>When to see a doctor for vaccine side effects </h2><p>Serious side effects from immunization are very rare, but they can happen. They may include: </p><ul><li>serious allergic reaction or anaphylaxis, including itching, rash, swelling around the mouth and face, trouble breathing and low blood pressure </li><li>seizures </li><li>high fever </li><li>joint pain or stiffness </li><li> <a href="/Article?contentid=784&language=English">pneumonia</a> </li></ul><p>If your child is showing any of these serious side effects, or if you are worried, contact your child's doctor or go to the nearest Emergency Department. </p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/common_vaccine_side_effects.jpgCommon vaccine side effects

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