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A 25-year-old female asked:
30 years experience Pediatrics
Vaccination: It is common to get a local reaction like erythema/ swelling after immunization. A lump may form at the site as well. It takes few weeks for the lump ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
56 years experience Pediatrics
Vaccine side effects: Local reactions from vaccines can last for from 24 to about 72 hours. A hard "knot" can last days and even weeks but usually disappears in due time. ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
39 years experience Pain Management
Twinrix: This is a hepatitis booster vaccination - it is inactivated.
Yes site reaction like you have is totally normal
A 31-year-old member asked:
38 years experience Pediatrics
Side effect: This is a reaction that can happen after a vaccine. Ice packs can help. Also let your physician know that you had this reaction after the vaccine.
A 42-year-old female asked:
41 years experience Pediatrics
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 24-year-old female asked:
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: If it continues to be inflamed, there may be a local infection. Usually, the reaction after an immunization will resolve within 48 hours.
A 43-year-old member asked:
32 years experience Pediatrics
Vaccine Side Effects: This is just a benign side effects of most vaccines , it resolves within few days
A 30-year-old member asked:
17 years experience Pharmacology
Ice: Ice the injection site.
A 34-year-old female asked:
46 years experience Pediatrics
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 4-year-old female asked:
36 years experience Pediatrics
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
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