Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Side Effects Of Pneumonia Vaccine

   Pneumonia refers to the respiratory disease of inflammation in parenchyma lung area. Congestion also occurs in this illness. Pneumonia commonly caused by bacteria infection known as streptococcus penumoniae. Symptoms of this illness include chest pain, coughing, fever, shivering, and shallow breathing. Seniors ages 65 and above as well infant’s ages until 2 years of age are currently at risk of contracting this type of sickness.

   The good thing about this is that there will be two vaccines available in preventing this type of sickness. These vaccines include the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine and pneumococcal conjugate vaccine. However, be also aware the side effects that these pneumonia vaccine entails. Pneumonia can be prevented through undergoing the process of immunization.

   Vaccines can be classified into the form of liquid that muscularly or epidermally injected. As part of regular immunization, infants are given pneumococcal conjugate vaccination. Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccinations are given to adult individuals especially those with diabetics, lung infection, and chronic heart condition. The following are the side effects of Pneumonia vaccines.
  • Pain
  • Redness or Swelling
  • Fever
  • Rashes
  • Headache
  • Muscle Aches
  • Occurrence Of Hives
  • Difficulty In Breathing
  • Dizziness
  • Throat Swelling
  • Tachycardia
  • Behavioral Changes

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