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Pain in arm after rabies vaccine, what should i do? is it ok just to take painkillers or should i see a doctor?

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Dr. Rachel Wagner
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Pain at injection : Site is a common experience. Keep an eye on the area and if you develop a rash, warmth or swelling have the area examined. Otherwise use ibuprofen and acetaminophen to help with discomfort.

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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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