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After Having A Shot Is It Normal To Have A Knot Under The Injection Site
My fiancé receive a la bacillin shot exactly a week ago in his left thigh... He now has a medium sized knot under the injection site... Is that normal?
Possibly: Yes, this can occur. If, however, there is warmth, redness, pain or tenderness in this area or it becomes progressively worse he should seek medical attention. ...Read more
Yes: Soreness at the injection site is due to local trauma from the injection. ...Read more
Is it normal to have hard knot around injection site for MRI contrast? Its been 3 days. How long does it last?
I got my first gardasil shot 2 weeks ago. I still have a very hard lump at the injection site, and hurts to touch. Is this normal?
See your doctor: It is normal to feel a hardening of the skin (lump) for up to several weeks after an injection; however, any tenderness associated with the shot should have already resolved. We need to be concerned about infection at the site or other possible complications. Recommend seeing your doctor to have the area examined. ...Read more
Usually a few days: Most of the time, these areas last only a few days. Sometimes there is a little bleeding at the injection site and it may last longer, usually 1-2 weeks. ...Read more
It's pretty common: it's an immune reaction. Personally, I kind of believe in the 19th century idea that a vaccine that makes more of a 'take' (the signs you mention) produces a better immune reaction. Vaccines vary between the type (live is stronger) and between people on how much inflammation they produce. ...Read more
I got weekly allergy shots from 1989 to 1994 (which did not help) and still get intermittent itching at the injection site. Is this normal?
No: It is not normal but it is also not related to the previous allergy shots. ...Read more
Baby had 4 shots for her 1 year check up a week ago. Near 1 injection site is a rash, feels hard underneath and the rash is feverish. Is this normal?
See doc: If the warm red area took a week to show up it may be that she has an infection at the shot site. Call or see the doc today or tomorrow. If she has fever over 100, increasing redness or pain, or is acting sick go to the ER if you can'[t reach your doc.. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tetanus shot on 12/1 - 4 days later red, swollen area just below the injection site. It hurts a lot, itches, and is hot to the touch. Is this normal?
My baby got her 18m shots on her legs 2 days ago and injection site still very red around it and hot is that normal what can I do to help get better?
I recieved a flu shot , immediately the injection site was swollen after the injection and I got a bump.Is that normal so immediately ?
Flu shot: This can be quite normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
About 2 days after i got a flu shot, i got small blisters around the injection site. Is this a reaction or normal?
Could be: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a doctor or a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I received a tordol shot in my right buttocks about two weeks ago. There has been a mass at the injection site. Still slightly tender. Normal?
Needs to be seen: may have gotten infected at injection site. ...Read more
Had my first Sustanon shot (delayed puberty) 3 days ago and the injection site still hurts when I move my arm to certain positions. Is this normal?
Yes: I will assume you had the shot in your deltoid muscle - the upper part of your arm. A popular choice by many patients but it's a very small muscle so it is normal for it to be tender for several days after an injection. If you choose to have more of these injections consider asking for the shot to be in the long leg muscle - vastis lateralis. Try some ibuprofen for the soreness and heating pad. ...Read more
I just got a flu shot three days ago and the injection site is swollen hot itchy and sore is this normal?
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