From homeopathic view one should not receive a vaccination in the following cases:
- In acute infections, as well as slight sore throat, runny nose.
- In case of fever.
- During the recovery phase after an illness.
- For chronic diseases or infections.
- When the response to a vaccine has previously been negatively strong.
- Premature babies or multiple births (babies are usually very weak) as well as other complications at birth (eg umbilical cord around his neck, lack of oxygen)
- Particular milk protein intolerance cases.
- In mental and physical disability cases.
- in allergic disease cases.
- Anyone with a history of seizures or convulsions (epilepsy)
- Anyone with strong Hereditary illness passed down by the family, for example Diabetes, epilepsy, allergies.
- Any child under the age of 3 years old (is there is a risk of encephalopathy (brain damage)
- If the child can not verbally express itself.
Conventional medicine is partly of different opinion on this subject. Thus, despite the view of homeopathy some contraindications are sometimes not regarded as contraindications, whereby you can still get vaccinated.
Contraindication as the Conventional medicine sees it:
- Children, adolescents and adults with acute illnesses requiring treatment, should be vaccinated earlier than 2 weeks after recovery (exception): post-exposure vaccination.
- Adverse drug reactions in temporal association with vaccination are a contraindication to clarify the cause for re-vaccination with the same vaccine.
- Vaccine diversions may be an allergic reaction to components of the vaccine. Considering this, come mainly neomycin and streptomycin to mind, and in rare cases, chicken egg white. Persons who respond to oral intake of egg white with anaphylactic symptoms should not be administered with such vaccines, of the vaccine contains egg protein (ergo: yellow fever, influenza) vaccine.
- In the case of a congenital or acquired immunodeficiency, prior vaccinations with such live vaccine of the immune deficiency, a physician should be consulted. The serological monitoring of the success of such vaccination is indicated in patients with immune deficiencies.
- Non urgent indicated vaccinations should not be performed during pregnancy, this is especially true for vaccinations with live vaccines against yellow fever, measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella. A mistake in pregnancy conducted vaccination with live vaccines, including rubella, but are no indication for an abortion.
Non-contraindication as the Conventional medicine sees it:
- Minor infection, even if they are associated with a low-grade fever (38.5 ° C)
- A possible contact of the vaccinee to persons with infectious diseases
- Seizures in the family
- Febrile seizures in the history of the vaccinee
(Because febrile reactions to vaccination can provoke a seizure, it is considered to administer antipyretics to children with convulsions: for example, inactivated vaccines at the time of each vaccination and 4 a.m. to 8 p.m. hours after vaccination and the MMR vaccine between the 7th and 12th day in case of an increase in temperature.)
- Dermatitis, among other things Dermatoses, localized skin infections
- Treatment with antibiotics or with low doses of corticosteroids or locally applied steroid preparations
- Pregnancy of the mother, the vaccinee
- Congenital or acquired immunodeficiencies of vaccination with inactivated vaccines
- Neonatal jaundice
- Prematurity: Premature infants should be independent of their birth weight according to the recommended vaccine age before being vaccinated.
- Chronic diseases and non-progressive disease of the CNS
- Indexed vaccinations should be performed in individuals with chronic diseases, since these people are complications particularly at risk ergo: heavy gradients and Vaccine-preventable diseases. Persons with chronic illnesses should be educated about the benefits of vaccination compared to the risk of the disease. There is no evidence that might coincide with vaccination occurring causing relapses, this may be due to a vaccination.