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Polio Vaccination
I recently took polio vaccination for my son which is supposed to be given between 4.5 to 5 age group. We believe that the nurse gave 5-8 drops by mistake. Will this cause any problem. please advise.
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Two drops of the oral vaccine is what needs to be given . The drops are not as effective, so nowadays the Injectable Polio vaccine is being given. Extra drops of the oral vaccine should not lead to any problem.
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