Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccine
Alternate Names : MMR Immunization, MMR Vaccine, MMR Vaccination
What happens later at home?
The vaccine causes few or no problems for most people. But any of
these rare reactions should be reported right away to a healthcare provider:
high fever, possibly with
seizures, within 1 to 2 weeks of the immunization
signs of a serious allergic
reaction, such as trouble breathing, a fast heart rate, dizziness, or hives, within a few hours of the shot
other unusual conditions, including behavior changes
What are the potential complications after the procedure?
Often the vaccine causes no problems. Sometimes a fever, mild rash,
rarely, swollen glands in the neck occur within 7 to 12 days. Temporary joint pain and stiffness is possible, too.
More rare complications include:
a blood disorder
Very rarely, the vaccine may cause these severe problems: