Vaccinations are mostly in the form of shots that are given to help the body get immune to any germs. It is meant more for members who are in service or who are deployed. This can help them prevent any infectious disease.
Vaccinations carry some negative sides by way of after effects. There would be redness or an itching on the area where it is vaccinated. One can experience some soreness or swelling in that part too. It is all a matter of time. But it does not require any special treatment. It normally lasts for first few days. If not, then a doctor has to be consulted. The worst part of the side effects would be having blisters and skin rashes along with redness and or swelling. These side effects, other than chest pain or numbness or even ulcers, could turn out to be quite serious at times, unexpectedly. These are some adverse effects that would need treatment.
The possibilities are more with small pox vaccine. It is a contagious and quite a serious infection that has to be dealt with carefully. The vaccinated area, in particular, should not be touched, as the smallpox virus is highly contagious. Although the chances of side effects and the risks are comparatively on lower side, skin sores or outbreak of blisters in the body has to be attended to immediately by a doctor. One should not indulge in self-medication.
Information about vaccination and its side effects can be procured from the doctors or a pharmacist or from a local health department who can guide correctly.
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