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I got a tetanus shot and now my arm from my shoulder to my elbow is completely swollen and is pulsing pain throughout. is that much swelling normal?

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Dr. James Rochester
Family Medicine 26 years experience
No: Concern here would be for possible infection vs significant local reaction to the injection. You need to be evaluated by your doctor. Best of luck. Dr R

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Last updated May 14, 2017

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