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Old 01-13-2013, 05:15 PM   #14
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Re: s/o Why do you want your kids to have CP

It confuses me too, OP. People who get CP are at a higher risk of shingles than those who get vaccinated. I had a nasty but relatively normal case at age 6, and it SUCKED. I missed school and was miserable. My grandma had a very mild case and ended up with some nasty scars despite never scratching. I think that the lower risk of shingles paired with missing 7-14 days of misery is well worth getting one vaccine and a few boosters over a lifetime. Not to mention, staph and MRSA is all over the place these days, and I would never be able to forgive myself.
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