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Measles Virus - MMRV Vaccination Information

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  • Measles Virus
    The measles virus causes measles; however, this virus is inactivated by heat, light, and acidic pH. This eMedTV Web page explains the history and transmission of the virus and discusses the potential complications of measles.
  • Meisels
    Measles is a contagious illness that is caused by a virus. This page from the eMedTV library explains how infection occurs, lists symptoms of the disease, and explains how measles can be prevented. Meisels is a common misspelling of measles.
  • MMR and Breastfeeding
    Many health organizations consider the MMR vaccine safe for women who are breastfeeding. However, as this eMedTV Web page points out, there is growing concern that it may not be as safe as was once thought. This article takes a closer look at this topic.
  • MMR and Pregnancy
    According to the manufacturer, pregnant women should avoid the MMR (M-M-R II) vaccine. This part of the eMedTV site discusses risks the vaccine can present to a fetus and explains what to do if you got vaccinated before discovering you were pregnant.
  • MMR Dosage
    In most cases, the MMR vaccine is given as two injections. As this eMedTV segment explains, the first MMR dosage is typically given between 12 and 15 months of age. This article provides dosing guidelines for both adults and children.
  • MMR Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV page explains, drug interactions with the MMR vaccine can occur if it is taken with Humira, Enbrel, or other medicines. This resource lists other products that can interfere with MMR and explains the potential problems that can occur.
  • MMR Immunization
    A type of immunization, MMR is a vaccine that protects against measles, mumps, and rubella. This eMedTV segment tells you what you need to know about this product, including things to discuss with your healthcare provider prior to getting vaccinated.
  • MMR Shot
    The MMR vaccine is an injection used to prevent measles, mumps, and rubella. This article from the eMedTV library takes a closer look at this immunization, with details on when and how the MMR shot is given and possible side effects to be aware of.
  • MMR Uses
    The MMR vaccine is given to prevent measles, mumps, and rubella. This selection from the eMedTV Web site talks about the uses of MMR, including how it works and why the vaccine may sometimes be used during an outbreak.
  • MMR Vaccination
    A live vaccination, MMR is used to prevent measles, mumps, and rubella. This eMedTV Web page takes a closer look at this product, including information on how it works, dosing guidelines, and safety issues to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • MMR Vaccination Side Effects
    Fever, mild rash, and joint pain are some of the common side effects reported with the MMR vaccination. This eMedTV resource describes the problems that may occur with this measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine, including a link to more information.
  • MMR Vaccine
    A live vaccine, MMR offers protection against mumps, measles, and rubella. This segment of the eMedTV library offers an in-depth overview of this vaccine, including how it is given, possible side effects, how it works, and more.
  • MMR Vaccine Guidelines
    Most children receive MMR as a series of two injections, starting at between 12 and 15 months of age. This eMedTV article explains the dosing guidelines for the MMR vaccine and includes a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • MMR Vaccine Schedule
    Typically, children get their first dose of the MMR vaccine between the ages of 12 and 15 months. This eMedTV selection talks about the dosing schedule for the MMR vaccine, noting when a child may be able to skip the second dose.
  • MMR Vaccine Side Effects
    Common side effects of the MMR vaccine include fever, mild rash, and temporary joint stiffness. This eMedTV article lists more side effects that may occur with this vaccine, including problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • MMR Warnings and Precautions
    If you have had a blood transfusion, you should wait at least three months before getting the MMR vaccine. This eMedTV selection discusses various MMR precautions and warnings, including information on who should avoid the product altogether.
  • MMRV
    To protect against measles, mumps, rubella, and chickenpox, you can vaccinate your child with MMRV. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at this vaccination, providing information on its dosing, possible side effects, and safety precautions.
  • MMRV Dosage
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, the dose of the MMRV vaccine is the same for all children, regardless of other factors. This page further discusses dosing guidelines for this vaccine, including information on when and how it is administered.
  • MMRV Vaccination Information
    MMRV is a vaccine that protects children against measles, mumps, rubella, and chickenpox. This eMedTV Web page offers more information on this vaccination, including how MMRV works, possible side effects, and when and how it is given.
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