MMR is a vaccine given against measles, mumps, and rubella infections. It is given in two doses for children. The first dose is given at 11 to 15 months of age, and the second dose is given at 4 to 6 years of age. Adults can have a single dose of MMR depending on their conditions. Women of childbearing age can get MMR vaccine by consulting their doctor.
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Query: Hi doctor, I am the father of a 5-year-old daughter. She is a very energetic, lively, talkative, and intelligent girl. Two months back, we noticed she frequently falls while running and having a minor issue with her studies. We consulted a pediatrician, and he suggested some vitamins. However, the ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. By inspecting the reports (attachments removed to protect patient's identity), it seems this is a case of SSPE (subacute sclerosing panencephalitis) due to measles, a kind of virus that is slowly growing in the brain causing all these symptoms. Unfortunately, there is n... Read Full »