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kathymuggle's Avatar kathymuggle 05:01 PM 04-06-2013

Having the measles reduces risk of allergies:

http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/123/3/771.full



purplerose's Avatar purplerose 06:53 AM 04-07-2013

So, everyone else vaxxing their kids is putting my kids at risk for allergies.(being snarky here, ok) Very interesting read!!


kathymuggle's Avatar kathymuggle 08:35 AM 04-07-2013
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So, everyone else vaxxing their kids is putting my kids at risk for allergies.(being snarky here, ok) Very interesting read!!

lol.

 

Mumps -> ovarian cancer

 

chicken pox (if you have had chicken pox) -> shingles.

 

Any others?


japonica's Avatar japonica 08:21 PM 04-07-2013

Doesn't exactly fall under the same category as "getting sick" but Hilary Butler had a chapter in one of her books about how carriage of certain types of bacteria seem to prevent colonisation with the others. It was the Hib-Pc-Staph continuum I believe. 


inconditus's Avatar inconditus 08:41 PM 04-08-2013
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Originally Posted by purplerose View Post

So, everyone else vaxxing their kids is putting my kids at risk for allergies.(being snarky here, ok) Very interesting read!!

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