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tonsillitis following pre school boosters and 2nd MMR?

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wideratthehips Mon 15-Nov-10 16:09:12

any advice greatfully recieved!

ds (3) seems to have developed tonsillitis today after having his vaccinations on thursday. I think its tonsillitis as it looks like the tonsil area is red, swollen and spongy looking. He has a temp of 38.2 as of 3.45pm and has just had some neurofen. I'm waiting for a return GP call as they have no appointments left today.

is this a common response to the vaccines? the dr who is phoning back is always a wait and see type....ds1 had a lump under his chin when he was three and we waited to see what happened and he ended up having his lymph glands removed!

cupofcoffee Tue 16-Nov-10 13:40:56

I think this is coincidence not reaction to the vaccine. There are a lot of viral bugs around at this time of year.

wideratthehips Tue 16-Nov-10 21:50:30

thanks for you reply.....dr confirmed as much too.

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