What is the reason for fever coming after vaccination? How it can be managed?
Occurrence of mild fever (specifically after Pentavalent and DPT vaccines) is result of normal reaction that vaccines is results of normal reaction that vaccines have on body system. This fever is generally mild in nature, self-limiting, and goes away within 1-2 days. Paracetamol (syrup or tablets in divided doses) that is provided to you by the health worker can be given to the child for providing relief.
Can sick child be vaccinated?
A sick child suffering from mild illness (like cough, cold, or mild fever), mild diarrhoea or vomiting can be safely vaccinated with injectable or oral vaccines.