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I keep reading that immune compromised tots shouldn't get live vaccines. I understand not getting vaccines when on steroids or chemo. But what about just a weak immune system or someone with a mild compromise? I want to do the CP vax because its common in my area but not if it could backfire and cause the sickness or worse. My son def has a wonky immune system. He catches everything and we are home a lot. Ty! xo
 

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I think it only matters if we're talking cancer, chemo, etc. :)
 

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So simply having cancer is a reason not to immunize? Or being on chemo for cancer? I keep wondering what happens if a kid had cancer when vaccinated but didn't know. Thanks.
 

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It's my understanding that chemo wipes out your immune system. I believe that people have to revaccinate after their kids get done with chemo. I bet the CDC has some info on their website. :)
 
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