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Posted On : 10/15/2018 12:30:24
an infant is vaccinated against BCG at birth but no scar appeared after 12 weeks. Should i repeat BCG or else intervention can be done_? Pls guide me.
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Sometimes BCG scar may take a longer time. If it does not appear in next one month then repeat the BCG vaccine.
Answer Discussion :
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Sunita Padhi
@rhajkumar
Wats the maximum time v can wait

30 Days ago
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shahid iqbal
wait till 6 months of age..if absent till then....do mantoux if it comes negative..repeat bcg
30 Days ago
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Rhajkumar
not needed wait for some time or may be the procedure while giving BCG was wrong

some times there can be a late BCG scar called slow reaction

1 month ago



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