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Hi All,

Just curious if anyone heard about a similar reaction to vaccines. About five days after her vaccine, my daughter got large pimples on her leg (beginning near injection site). For over a month now I've seen these pimples crop up on her legs, arms and face (not torso for some reason). Of course the doctors refuse to acknowledge it's a vaccine reaction, saying "they never have seen such a reaction" but I just can't help make the connection. Now the dermatologist says its either bug bites or folliculitis. Am I crazy?

P.S this was NOT the MMR vaccine if that's what you're thinking.
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I wonder if it is a detox reaction. My son will get this pimple like spot on his face with redness around it when he has an allergic reaction.
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Hi All,

Just curious if anyone heard about a similar reaction to vaccines. About five days after her vaccine, my daughter got large pimples on her leg (beginning near injection site). For over a month now I've seen these pimples crop up on her legs, arms and face (not torso for some reason). Of course the doctors refuse to acknowledge it's a vaccine reaction, saying "they never have seen such a reaction" but I just can't help make the connection. Now the dermatologist says its either bug bites or folliculitis. Am I crazy?

P.S this was NOT the MMR vaccine if that's what you're thinking.
Yes, I've heard of this happening before.

It's kind of hard to say, exactly, if it was from a vax reaction if you don't state what vax she got.
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It was the Rotavirus, Prevnar, Pentacel combo. Originally I split these up and she had no reaction, but then she missed her 4 month dose over the summer so doctor wanted to "catch her up.' Next time I'll be more wary.
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It might be a dairy allergy.

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My sister began getting little unsightly warts on her hands and legs due to the HPV vaccine. Not to mention the seizure it gave her in the exam room.
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It has been awhile since I looked at this thread but it might
http://www.mothering.com/discussions...d.php?t=771950

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It seems fairly common for eczema to develop or flare up post vaccination.

In any case I would ensure that this is documented in her records and get a copy of the visit.

"It should be a rule in all prophylactic work that no harm should ever be unnecessarily inflicted on a healthy person (Sir Graham Wilson, The Hazards of Immunization, 1967)."
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we have given our 16 month old son a few vaccines. "catching up" is just an awful idea. when we have vaxed it has been one at a time to minimize risk and to watch for reaction. having been born in 73 i am very aware of the # of shots i got and the # recommended for my son. the difference is staggering. are kids healthier now? hardly
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Just tossing this out but she wouldnt have picked up MRSA at the doctors office would she? I know a momma who thought her child had chicken pox with the little spots and it turned out to be MRSA

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I too think staph infection over vaccine reaction.

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