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BCG scar
Apr 12, 2007
... or in school and have the scar. Most everyone born prior to 1971 in the US or any other country was vaccinated for smallpox and has a smallpox vaccination scar. ... (8 replies)
Vaccination Scars?
May 22, 2009
... certain healthcare personnel and people volunteering for the smallpox vaccine clinical trials received it. European countries vaccinate for Tuberculosis with the BCG vaccine. ... (2 replies)
... ntibodies would keep them from getting infected with smallpox. That was in 1796. By 1800, over 100,000 people worldwide had been vaccinated against smallpox. The vaccine used in the USA was made by Wyeth and called Dryvax. ... (5 replies)

BCG scar
May 31, 2007
... dominant most people have the vaccination scar on their left arm. ... (8 replies)
... or in their teen years with the BCG vaccine. It is also a live vaccine such as the smallpox vaccine. ... (5 replies)
BCG scar
Apr 6, 2007
... A BCG vaccination scar, the result of being vaccinated for TB with the live virus BCG vaccine, is a permanent scar such as and simular to the scar resulting from being vaccinated for smallpox. Other than plastic surgery, its there for life, although it 'may' fade a bit over several years. ... (8 replies)
... needle that has a droplet of vaccine on it. ... (8 replies)
... The smallpox vaccination consist of about 15 pricks in the upper arm. ... (8 replies)
... If I remember correctly from my childhood.... The smallpox vaccination is not an injection. Rather, they take the needle with the vaccine on it and make 15 or 20 pricks in the skin. ... (8 replies)
... Hey, I have to say that I think you are getting confused between smallpox and the BCG vaccination, which is for tuberculosis. ... (8 replies)
... from then on. For some reason, the tetanus shot does leave your arm sore more so than other vaccinations such as Hep A,B,flu or polio. I understand the new HPV vaccine will also leave you with a sore arm and in some cases, a slight fever....and if you're tense, you'll hurt a whole lot more. ... (5 replies)
... I do believe that my TB tests WERE in the forearm, I had forgotten that. And you are correct about smallpox having been erradicated in the early '70's. Unfortunately, I was born in 1949, so I had to get the vaccination. ... (8 replies)

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