DTP is a combination vaccine,Directed at once against such infections as diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough. These diseases are very dangerous, so the kids are vaccinated at the age of three months. In addition to indisputable advantages, the vaccine administered can have side effects in the form of a rise in body temperature. Parents have a certain time after the injection should carefully monitor the health of the child.
It should be noted that a normal response toThe vaccine is the occurrence of redness and denseness in the area of the injection, which can increase in size to eight centimeters. In addition, the absolute norm is the increase in body temperature of the baby, the appearance of weakness and malaise, drowsiness, poor appetite.
As a rule, the temperature rises throughSeveral hours after vaccination and can last for three days from the moment of vaccination. If such an organism reaction occurs, you should not panic if the temperature is within thirty-eight degrees. In this case, the child should be given antipyretic drugs, such as Paracetamol, Nurofen, Ibuprofen, Panadol. You can also use the anti-viral candles "Viferon" in order to exclude the common cold. In addition, the baby should consume as much liquid as possible.
If the thermometer shows forty degrees andThe temperature is not confused with antipyretic drugs, it is necessary to urgently call an ambulance. It is also necessary to see a doctor if the fever is present for more than three days. After all, this reaction of the body indicates the development of complications on the background of vaccination.
What are the contraindications to the DPT vaccination?
To date, there are commonContraindications, in the presence of which the vaccination becomes impossible. These include: the presence of any pathology in the stage of exacerbation, immunodeficiency, allergy to vaccine components. It should be borne in mind that when neurological convulsions or symptoms occur against a background of high fever, babies can be vaccinated with a vaccine that does not have a pertussis component, namely ADP. In addition, before recovery, it is prohibited to vaccinate children suffering from leukemia. Also, a temporary medical withdrawal from DTP is given to babies suffering from diathesis against the background of its exacerbation. In such cases, vaccination is performed immediately after remission of the disease and normalization of the condition.
How is preparation for the introduction of the DTP vaccine
At the time of the vaccination, the child must beAbsolutely healthy. Therefore, before carrying out vaccination, a pediatrician is obliged to examine the baby. In the event that the baby has symptoms of food allergies and a runny nose, then the administration of the medicine should be postponed. In addition, a few days before and immediately after the vaccination, the child must be given an antiallergic drug, such as Suprastin, Tavegil, Zodak. Also, some experts advise before the DTP to take a blood test for the timely detection of the inflammatory process in the body.