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Iif a child is coughing with a runny nose and low grade fever (99.2), should the appointment be kept for his immunization shots?

In Topics: Physical Health
> 60 days ago

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Wayne Yankus
Oct 26, 2009
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Dear Emmalou:

Ask your pediatrician.  In general most pediatricians would prefer the child to be well for immunization. After an examination, your doctor can determine if it is safe to immunize.

Wayne Yankus, MD, FAAP
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