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Arm Soreness After Getting The Hpv Vaccine
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are over 100 different types of HPV that causes warts in different areas of the body. HPV is incredibly common and almost all sexually active men and women get it during their lifetime. Most of the time HPV does not cause any symptoms or complications. However, A limited number of these HPV viruses are pathogenic and if not monitored carefully can be responsible for causing cervical and penile cancer. Some of these viruses have been ...Read more
Allergy?: Try to see an allergist to get the blood test (not skin test) for allergy to something. ...Read more
Usually does: Since the shot is given into the muscle it will often hurt.The pain is similar to getting hit in that location, but should subside over the next day or two. ...Read more
Red raised area from shoulder to distal deltoid after meningicoccal, flu and tdap vaccines in 11 year old 24 hours after vaccine. Normal?
No: It isn't normal, but if it gets better over the next day or two should be fine. If it gets worse or doesn't get better, should be seen. ...Read more
BCG vs. PPD: You are probably being tested to see if you have evidence of exposure and therefore inactive tuberculosis. This is a ppd. If positive it will measure an area of firmness depending in size on who you are and what underlying conditions you have. An area of redness is simply a reaction to the material in which it is suspended and doesn't mean anything significant. The bcg is a type of 'vaccine'. ...Read more
Can't: Your arm is sore after every vaccination you get in it, because the immune system reacts to the foreign antigens in the injection. That's how it works, and you can't avoid this because if it didn't happen you wouldn't develop immunity. ...Read more
Reaction to vaccine: Not unusual. As long as this gets better and disappears within a few days you should be fine. This is probably a lymph node enlarging in reaction to the vaccine stimulus, and doing its job appropriately. If it does not get better or seems worse then get to a doctor ASAP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you get a tattoo on the opposite arm of a small pox vaccination site 3 weeks after injection?
I drank alcohol just a few hours after getting gardasil shot. would it affect the protection of the vaccine?
Tetanus shots hurt: Some shots hurt the arm more than others. Tetanus is known to be a bad one for pain. As long as you can move your arm and aren't in extreme pain it's probably okay. You need to be assessed immediately if not. Call your doctor if you aren't sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I recently received mmr, td or tdap and influenza vaccine at once . Days later, i developed pain in the joints, stiffness. Is this a side effect?
Injection Site: The injection site shouldn't pain you longer than 3-4 days. If pain continues or if injection site is inflammed see you doctor ...Read more
Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more
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