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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Moderna vaccine: See Moderna COVID 19 vaccine fact sheet at https://www.fda.gov/media/144638/download * "Injection site reactions: pain, tenderness & swelling of... Read More

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Chickenpox: Vaccine as with any other vaccines can cause redness and slight swelling at the site of shot. The first vaccine will give you 95% protection and close... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yusr Aboushaar
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Vaccine Side Effects: This is just a benign side effects of most vaccines , it resolves within few days
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Cold/ otc pain med: I'd crack up a few ice cubes in a dish cloth and put them in a zip lock bag to use as a cool compress. Replace ice as needed.A couple of ibuprofen t... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Common: Inject a foreign material into the muscle & it should have a response. Transient swelling & redness is expected, the warmth is dilated capilla... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 37 years experience
This is most: likely a local reaction to the DTaP,not the MMR.It's unlikely that it's an infection since it occured within 24 hours. If there is no fever and it's n... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Sounds like the : reaction is dissipating. Insure that the area does not become redder, larger, more tender or have purulent drainage.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Bruise: Sometimes bruising can be worse than others. As long as you feel well and it is trending toward improving, I would not worry about it. Good luck.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Local reaction: Sometime you can have a local reaction to a shot.No harm done. Reduce the swelling with cold compresses for20 minutes 3-4 a day.
A member asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Probably not : If he was has having a reaction to the Tdap the time frame is off. It usually occurs 4hrs - 48 hrs post dose. For the MMRV vaccine that is a live viru... Read More