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A 18-year-old female asked:

i went to get a meningococcal shot a week ago and it still has a purple bruise and has a little knot where the shot was taken at, is this normal?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Yes: Local inflammation from the shot that should resolve over the next week or two. Warm compress may help.

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Last updated May 15, 2015

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