Fed up of endless wait?
Look for clinic with Prime
Availability
  • Available Today
  • Available Tomorrow
  • Available in next 7 days
All Filters
Sort By
Relevance
  • Relevance
  • Earliest Available
  • Price - Low to High
  • Price - High to Low
  • Years of Experience
  • Recommendation
Gender
Consultation Fee

Book from 1139 doctors in mumbai

With predicted wait-time & verified details

Dr. Akshay Jain

General Physician

6 years experience overall
  
500 Consultation fee at clinic
Available Tomorrow

Dr. Vipul Mehrotra

Pediatrician

25 years experience overall
  
1000 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Deep B. Parekh

Pediatrician

13 years experience overall
Show doctors near me
Available Tomorrow

Dr. Smita Sachin Khaire

Pediatrician

16 years experience overall
  
500 Consultation fee at clinic
Available Today

Dr. Dhrumil Vinesh Panchal

General Physician

5 years experience overall
Available Tomorrow

Dr. Shilpa Nayak

Pediatrician

15 years experience overall

Dr. Miti A. Shah

General Physician

15 years experience overall
  
1000 Consultation fee at clinic
Available Tomorrow

Dr. Mayur Shrirang ghadage

General Physician

5 years experience overall
  
500 Consultation fee at clinic
Available Today

Dr. Deepak Patel

General Physician

20 years experience overall
Available Tomorrow

Vaccination/ Immunization

Provide current location to see Doctors near you
You are seeing results from mumbai. See results near you

Childhood Vaccinations Service In Mumbai

Average Ratings
4.9
 (3902 Reviews & Ratings)
Vaccination and Immunization in Mumbai

Frequently Asked Questions


What are Vaccination and Immunization?

A small amount of weakened or dead viruses or bacteria or proteins made in labs that imitates some virus or bacteria when given to humans in safe and effective quantities for the prevention or cure of the disease is known as vaccination and immunization. This weakened form of diseases when injected to human will trigger the immune system that either produces antibodies for that particular disease or induces processes that enhances immunity. Because of the above process, if the person is exposed to the same kind of diseases, then the immune system is prepared to fight off the infection. Vaccination prevents the onset of diseases or reduces the severity of the disease.


When should immunizations be done?

  1. The main goal of public health is to prevent disease. It is easier and cost-effective to prevent disease than to treat it. Hence, immunization protects the person from the diseases as well as stops the spread to others. Immunization has eradicated the common epidemic diseases such as measles, mumps, whooping cough, etc and near eradication of polio and smallpox.
  2. Few vaccines are given only once whereas few need boosters for maintaining successful immunization and protection against the disease.  


Which immunizations do children need?

The recommended vaccines for the children between the age of 0-6 are:

  1. Hepatitis A & B
  2. Rotavirus
  3. Diphtheria
  4. Tetanus
  5. Pertussis
  6. Hemophilus influenza type B
  7. Pneumococcal
  8. Poliovirus
  9. Influenza
  10. Measles
  11. Mumps
  12. Rubella
  13. Varicella
  14. Meningococcal 


What are the side effects of immunizations?

  1. Soreness or the redness around the injection site
  2. Low-grade fever
  3. Allergic reaction


Apart from the above, there may be other side effects and vary from one vaccine to others. So, please consult the doctor and discuss the risks and side effects of specific vaccine and immunization.


What is the effectiveness of immunization?

Vaccinations are the most effective way of preventing the disease but it is not necessary that it works all the time. Most of the recommended immunization is 90 to 100% effective.


What are the myths and misconceptions about vaccines?

There are various myths and misconceptions about vaccines and few of them are:

  1. Myth 1 - “Vaccinations are not needed for the rare diseases”
  2. Myth 2 - “The preservative used in vaccines (thimerosal) makes the vaccines risky.”
  3. Myth 3 - “vaccines cause autism”