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Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Bleeding after vaccination
My 8-year-old son had his flu vaccine yesterday. In the afternoon of the same day he fell off his bike and scratched his foot which bled a lot. Eventually the nurse took care of him but my question is: Is it possible for the bleeding to affect the immunization effect of the vaccine he had had?
The bleeding will not affect the immunization that he had.
John Andrews, MD, MPH
Assistant Senior Vice President Medical Center
Director University Health Services
University of Cincinnati