Q:

Hie my son in 3 months old.On his hand there is no BCG mark.. is it okk if mark is not visible



Rakhi Puri (beautyofmommying)

some get some doesn't....Dr.Shilpitha Shanthappa Dr. Payal M

Priya

As long as he has gotten the shot it should be ok.

Sheeba Rizvi

Yes Rakhi is right. My 9years doesn't have BCG marks but lo has.

Dr. Shilpitha Shanthappa

Hello..
Bcg vaccination scar can form anytime within 6months. It starts as a boil at the vaccination site then ruptures and heals by forming a scar. If your baby is more than 6 months old then a montoux test will be done to know the immune status and then if necessary vaccination will be repeated. Check with ur pead. Good luck..

Neha Gupta

dear wait for some more time .....and have seen like that on left hand side your baby it's a BCG mark...

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Neeta Nihale

there must be some reddish mosquito bite like mark..

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