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A 38-year-old member asked:

for how long does a tetanus shot make your arm sore?

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Dr. Ray Holt
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Family Medicine 28 years experience
Typically 3-4 days: Use some tylenol (acetaminophen). It will help.
Dr. Kathryn Akin
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 37 years experience
Not long: A day or two may be typical. If pain and soreness continue. Please consult your periusn.

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