A 41-year-old female asked:

A week ago had covid booster pfizer. left ear hurts and neck glands the same side swollen and hurts. no fever. but also ongoing neck pain. how long until i should see a doctor? likely to heal on its own?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Most COVID-19 vaccination reactions occur within 3 days after administration. An infection is another likely possibility. Monitor your temperature and a warm compress may provide relief.
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