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    Triple dose MMR
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    An_256363 posted:
    My niece had a MMR vaccine as a baby. Than she had a preschool dose a month ago and another dose two days ago by mistake. Three all together. Her mum has a mixed messages from the doctors. Some even told her that child can develop a genetic mutation Can somebody please help Thnaks
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    atti_editor responded:
    Hello,

    Here is a link to a similar discussion that took place on the board a couple years ago. This is what our expert at the time, Roy Benaroch, had to say:

    "There's no special or extra harm in getting an extra dose...Another dose of MMR will not be extra-harmful. That is, every dose of every vaccine has a very small chance of a serious reaction. An extra MMR doesn't increase that chance."

    Your niece should be perfectly fine having accidentally gotten a third dose.

    Best wishes,
    Atti
     
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    4loveones replied to atti_editor's response:
    Thank you very much Atti

    It makes me feel much better

    All very best Nada


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