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After having a shot is it normal to have a knot under the injection site?

After having a  shot is it normal to have a knot under the injection site?

Yes: It is not unusual to have swelling like this under the injection site. There could be some local bleeding and than an inflammatory reaction to the foreign substances in the body. This should go away in a fairly short time. ...Read more

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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

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After having an immunization shot, is it normal to have a knot in the injection site?

After having an immunization shot, is it normal to have a knot in the injection site?

Common finding: Most vaccines are given into the muscle underneath the skin and can cause a transient knot to form. This usually subsides in a few days to a week but occasionally persists for longer.It is not considered a sign of an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have hard knot around injection site for MRI contrast? Its been 3 days. How long does it last?

Is it normal to have hard knot around injection site for MRI contrast? Its been 3 days. How long does it last?

Not normal: Most times these IV injections don't leave a knot. Sometimes some leakage of blood or contrast could do that. Should resolve in about 1-2 weeks. I would still let the MRI people know. Sometimes warm soaks will help ...Read more

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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?

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

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My daughter got a vaccine yesterday & now has a knot at the injection site. Is that normal?

My daughter got a vaccine yesterday & now has a knot at the injection site. Is that normal?

Yes: Yes, that is a normal local reaction to any immunization. It is not a big deal and should not cause troubles. This local reaction should disappear within 7 to 10 days. ...Read more

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How long is it normal for a bruise/knot at an immunization injection site last?

How long is it normal for a bruise/knot at an immunization injection site last?

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