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Mom of a 2 yr 6 m old boy
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My baby is now 55days old. in govt hospital he has taken penta,ipv and opv at 6th week. then after a week he took pcv n Rota vaccines in private hospital. in private hospital they said as as ipv has injected at 6th week then baby should not take any vaccines till 2 months. it is correct ? because they said to take penta2 n opv2 after 2months not in the 10th week.please suggest.

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ExpertDr. Swapnil SaxenaAyurvedic Physician2 years ago
A. Birth - BCG, OPV 0 , Hepatitis B1 6 wks – DTwP1 , IPV1, Hep B2, Hib 1, rotavirus 1 , PCV 1. y10 wks – DTwP 2, IPV 2, Hib2, rotavirus 2, PCV 2 . 14 wks – DTwP 3, IPV 3 , Hib 3, rotavirus 3, PCV 3 6 months – OPV 1, Hep B3. 9 months – OPV2, MMR 1. 9 -12 months- typhoid conjugate vaccine. 12 months- Hep A 1 15 months – MMR 2, PCV booster, varicella 1 16 to 18 months- Hep A2. 2 years – booster of typhoid conjugate vaccine. 4 -6 years – DTwP B2 OPV 3 , varicella 2, MMR 3. 10-12 years- Tdap, HPV. Rotavirus vaccine gives protection against rota virus attack which is a leading cause of diarrhoea and other gastrointestinal disorders. It is administered in 2 to 3 doses depending on brand at interval of 4 to 8 wks. PCV provides protection against 13 types of pneumococcal bacteria that can cause pneumonia, meningitis, sepsis. It’s slightly expensive. Cost depends on brand which doctor has advised.
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