A 19-year-old female asked:
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i just got a tetanus, chicken pox, and meningitis shot today. is it normal for my whole body to be aching? how long should it last?

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Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Immunizations can have side effects like the ones you are experiencing. They normally go away after a day or two.
Answered on Mar 8, 2019
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Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Multiple immunizatio: It is common after having multiple immunizations to have generalized body aches. This should subside after several days.
Answered on Aug 30, 2013

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