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Child Immunizations in Orlando, FL

Pediatricians in Orlando

We offer all the following vaccines to prevent serious diseases in children at our pediatric office near Orlando, FL. Visit our immunization schedule page for more specific information on dosages and age specifications for each of these vaccines. Call us at (407) 704-6912 to schedule an appointment or learn more about immunizations.

DiseaseVaccineDisease spread byDisease symptomsDisease complications
ChickenpoxVaricella vaccine protects against chickenpox.Air, direct contactRash, tiredness, headache, feverInfected blisters, bleeding disorders, encephalitis (brain
swelling), pneumonia (infection in the lungs)
DiphtheriaDTaP* vaccine protects against diphtheria.Air, direct contactSore throat, mild fever, weakness, swollen
glands in neck
Swelling of the heart muscle, heart failure, coma,
paralysis, death
HibHib vaccine protects against
Haemophilus
influenzae
type b.
Air, direct contactMay be no symptoms unless bacteria
enter the blood
Meningitis (infection of the covering around the brain
and spinal cord), intellectual disability,
epiglottitis
(life­ threatening infection that can block the windpipe and
lead to serious breathing problems), pneumonia (infec­
tion in the lungs), death
Hepatitis AHepA vaccine protects against hepatitis A.Direct contact, contaminated
food or water
May be no symptoms, fever, stomach pain,
loss of appetite, fatigue, vomiting, jaundice
(yellowing of skin and eyes), dark urine
Liver failure, arthralgia (joint pain), kidney, pancreatic,
and blood disorders
Hepatitis BHepB vaccine protects against hepatitis B.Contact with blood or
body fluids
May be no symptoms, fever, headache,
weakness, vomiting, jaundice (yellowing of
skin and eyes), joint pain
Chronic liver infection, liver failure, liver cancer
FluFlu vaccine protects against influenza.Air, direct contactFever, muscle pain, sore throat, cough,
extreme fatigue
Pneumonia (infection in the lungs)
MeaslesMMR** vaccine protects against measles.Air, direct contactRash, fever, cough, runny nose, pinkeyeEncephalitis (brain swelling), pneumonia (infection in
the lungs), death
MumpsMMR**vaccine protects against mumps.Air, direct contactSwollen salivary glands (under the jaw), fever,
headache, tiredness, muscle pain
Meningitis (infection of the covering around the brain
and spinal cord) , encephalitis (brain swelling), inflam­
mation of testicles or ovaries, deafness
PertussisDTaP* vaccine protects against pertussis
(whooping cough).
Air, direct contactSevere cough, runny nose, apnea (a pause in
breathing in infants)
neumonia (infection in the lungs), death
PolioIPV vaccine protects against polio.Air, direct contact, through
the mouth
May be no symptoms, sore throat, fever,
nausea, headache
Paralysis, death
PneumococcalPCV vaccine protects against pneumococcus.Air, direct contactMay be no symptoms, pneumonia (infection
in the lungs)
Bacteremia (blood infection), meningitis (infection of
the covering around the brain and spinal cord), death
RotavirusRV vaccine protects against rotavirus.Through the mouthDiarrhea, fever, vomitingSevere diarrhea, dehydration
RubellaMMR** vaccine protects against rubella.Air, direct contactChildren infected with rubella virus sometimes
have a rash, fever, swollen lymph nodes
Very serious in pregnant women—can lead to miscar­
riage, stillbirth, premature delivery, birth defects
TetanusDTaP* vaccine protects against tetanus.Exposure through cuts in skinStiffness in neck and abdominal muscles,
difficulty swallowing, muscle spasms, fever
Broken bones, breathing difficulty, death

* DTaP combines protection against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis.
** MMR combines protection against measles, mumps, and rubella.

All information received from the www.cdc.gov