What is it?
Hib vaccine protects against Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib). Hib disease can cause pneumonia, severe swelling of the throat, infections of the blood, joints, bones, and heart (myocarditis).
What are the risks?
Hib vaccine seizures
Signs of a serious allergic reaction can include difficulty breathing, redness or swelling of the face. hoarseness or wheezing, hives, paleness, weakness, a fast heart beat, dizziness, or loss of consciousness (passing out) within a few minutes to a few hours after the shot.
|Hepatitis A (HAV) autoimmune||Some studies link the hepatitis vaccine to autoimmune conditions like Gulliane-Barre syndrome.|
|Hepatitis B (HBV) vaccines||Read about the vaccine that is given to your child within the first few hours of her life.|
|HPV vaccine weakness, blood disorders||Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) was reported in individuals following vaccination with Gardasil. GBS is a rare neurological disorder that causes muscle weakness. Certain types of blood disorders, like autoimmune ITP were reported to VAERS in people who have received Gardasil.|
|Flu vaccine brachial neuritis||The flu vaccine is associated with cases of brachial neuritis, also known as neuralgic amyotrophy or Parsonage-Turner syndrome. Symptoms include acute onset of severe pain in the shoulder and/or arm, followed within days and weeks by weakness and wasting of the muscle.|
|Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine encephalitis||The CDC recognizes the MMR vaccine can cause fever related seizures (jerking or staring), temporary pain and stiffness in the joints, mostly in teenage or adult women and temporary low platelet count, which can cause a bleeding disorder.|
|Meningococcal (MCV4, MPSV4) seizures||Guillain-Barré Syndrome (or GBS) has reported among some people who received MCV4.|
|Pneumococcal conjugate (PCV) heart attack and stroke||PCV vaccine has been linked to an increased risk of heart attack and stroke.|
|Polio (OPV or IPV) infections|
|Varicella (VZV)||As with any vaccine, there are risks with the chickenpox vaccine. Mild risks include soreness or swelling around the injection site, fever, mild rash that can last around thirty days after the injection, seizures that is caused by fever, pneumonia, low blood count, as well as a severe brain reaction.|