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When should I call the doctor after a vaccine?

After a vaccine, call or go to the doctor or clinic for:

  • High fever or long-lasting fever
  • Seizures (jerking or staring)
  • Trouble breathing
  • Fast heart rate
  • Dizziness
  • Severe weakness
  • A child or baby who won't stop crying for 3 hours or more
  • Any other reason your doctor tells you about
  • Concerns or questions about any symptom

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