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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

Chickenpox

Varicella vaccine protects against chickenpox.

Air, direct contactRash, tiredness, headache, feverInfected blisters, bleeding disorders, encephalitis (brain
swelling), pneumonia (infection in the lungs)

Diphtheria

DTaP* vaccine protects against diphtheria.

Air, direct contact

Sore throat, mild fever, weakness, swollen
glands in neck
Swelling of the heart muscle, heart failure, coma,
paralysis, death

Hib

Hib vaccine protects against
Haemophilus
influenzae
type b.

Air, direct contact

May 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 A

HepA 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 B

HepB 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

Flu

Flu vaccine protects against influenza.

Air, direct contact

Fever, muscle pain, sore throat, cough,
extreme fatigue

Pneumonia (infection in the lungs)

Measles

MMR** vaccine protects against measles.

Air, direct contact

Rash, fever, cough, runny nose, pinkeye

Encephalitis (brain swelling), pneumonia (infection in
the lungs), death

Mumps

MMR**vaccine protects against mumps.

Air, direct contact

Swollen 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

Pertussis

DTaP* vaccine protects against pertussis
(whooping cough).

Air, direct contact

Severe cough, runny nose, apnea (a pause in
breathing in infants)

neumonia (infection in the lungs), death

Polio

IPV vaccine protects against polio.

Air, direct contact, through
the mouth

May be no symptoms, sore throat, fever,
nausea, headache

Paralysis, death

Pneumococcal

PCV vaccine protects against pneumococcus.

Air, direct contact

May be no symptoms, pneumonia (infection
in the lungs)

Bacteremia (blood infection), meningitis (infection of
the covering around the brain and spinal cord), death

Rotavirus

RV vaccine protects against rotavirus.

Through the mouth

Diarrhea, fever, vomiting

Severe diarrhea, dehydration

Rubella

MMR** vaccine protects against rubella.

Air, direct contact

Children 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

Tetanus

DTaP* vaccine protects against tetanus.

Exposure through cuts in skin

Stiffness 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