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Will tetanus shot make you feel sick?

Will tetanus shot make you feel sick?

Not really...!: Any vaccination can give rise to mild fever, malaise, local tenderness or redness. This is because of activation of immune system in response to the vaccine. ...Read more

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Friday the 25th my mom got a tetanus shot and her arm is still hurting and also she had terrible migraines, fevers of 100.4 and up and is a bit nausea?

Friday the 25th my mom got a tetanus shot and her arm is still hurting and also she had terrible migraines, fevers of 100.4 and up and is a bit nausea?

I am sorry!: Tetanus Injection hurts for at least 3 days. Fever could be from injection. Did she get it as a part of Preventive visit or because of some external injury? If she has would, check that it is not infected,
Her migraine is making her nauseous. Migraine Could have been triggered by this Injection.
Have her drink plenty of water, Tyleno for pain and Fever and rest. She will feel better tomorrow ...Read more

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Docs, could a tetanus shot make you sick?

Docs, could a tetanus shot make you sick?

Td: Most people don’t have problems with the Td Vaccine (Adult Tetanus & Dipehteria). According to the CDC - 8 in 10 people have pain at injection site, there is mild fever in 1 out of 5, redness or swelling at injection site in 1/3rd. Right after injection one could feel dizzy, have ringing in ears or faint. There might be shoulder pain in affected arm. Severe allergic reactions are estimated to occ ...Read more

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Can you take a tetanus shot while sick?

Yes: Only not recommended if severe illness, such as those requiring hospitalization. ...Read more

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I had a tetanus shot some weeks ago and still worry that it has caused me to be ill. Is it possible?

Confusing question: Most reactions to a tetanus shot will occur within 24 hours and can be similar to any major allergic response. Your brief lists you with depression and severe anxiety.There has been a lot of misinformation put out by vaccine haters to the point babies are dying needlessly from preventable disease. It is hard to feel secure, but the chance of you having a shot related issue is minimal. Disc with doc ...Read more

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Doc gave me tetanus shot, had one 7yrs ago, told them that, still gave it to me when went for check up. Got sick right after shot, will I be ok?

Doc gave me tetanus shot, had one 7yrs ago, told them that, still gave it to me when went for check up. Got sick right after shot, will I be ok?

Yes: It is normal to get a "booster" tetanus shot every 5-10 years. This helps maintain your immunity. Some tetanus vaccines also have pertussis vaccine, and the pertussis vaccine is recommended as a one-time booster for almost all adults. The vaccine should not make you sick in any significant way, though your arm will likely be sore. ...Read more

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Will a tetanus shot make my armpit hurt?

Will a tetanus shot make my armpit hurt?

The site of the shot: ; surrounding area may be sore for 3 to 4 days but I am not familiar with axillary (arm pit) pain. ...Read more

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How long might a tetanus shot make your arm sore?

How long might a tetanus shot make your arm sore?

Not long: The soreness should go away after a couple of days. If it has been more than 7 to 10 days, call your doctor to check it. ...Read more

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How long is it normal for a tetanus shot make your arm sore?

How long is it normal for a tetanus shot make your arm sore?

Usually: Usually the majority of discomfort from a tetanus vaccination resolves within 3 to 4 days. ...Read more

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When should I renew my tetanus shot?

Every ten years.: If you don't know how long it has been since your last tetanus shot - it is best to just get another shot. ...Read more

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How often can I need a tetanus shot?

How often can I need a tetanus shot?

Every 10 yrs: The effect of a tetanus booster is good for most people for ten years. Those with immune problems or after bone marrow transplant the need differs and should be answered by their doc. ...Read more

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How do I know if I need a tetanus shot?

How do I know if I need a tetanus shot?

Tetanus: If you are not aware of your tetanus vaccination, a blood test can determine your immunity not only against tetanus but also to other diseases prevented by vaccines. ...Read more

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Need to know how to get a tetanus shot?

Need to know how to get a tetanus shot?

Call your doctor: You can get this shot at your doctor's, an immunizing pharmacist, or the local public health department. ...Read more

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How often should you get a tetanus shot?

Booster every ten: After an initial series, boosters are given every ten years unless one has a dirty wound in which case the interval may be shortened. There is very little harm in getting an early dose. Tetanus vaccine is often combined with diphtheria and activated pertussis (whooping cough) vaccines. Dtap and tdap. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: tetanus shot?

What is the definition or description of: tetanus shot?

Prevention: A tetanus shot is a vaccine that is designed to trigger and "teach" your immune system to attack the tetanus infection preventing it from taking root and causing illness. ...Read more

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When is it an absolutely necessary to get a tetanus shot?

A dirty wound: A penetrating dirty wound such as a nail going into the foot. If you had your original tetanus shots all you would need is what is called a "wound booster". ...Read more

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What is tetanus shot booster for?

What is tetanus shot booster for?

Protection wears off: The protection provided by a tetanus shot usually provides ample levels of circulating antibody protection for up to ten years. After that point it fades & the person may develop tetanus if exposed. Protection from tetanus & several other bacteria based vaccines does not last as long as most viral vaccines & must be boosted periodically to maintain protection. ...Read more

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Is drinking allowed after tetanus shot?

Yes: It does not interfere with the shots effectiveness. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of tetanus shot?

What are the side effects of tetanus shot?

Nothing more than. .: Local pain at the injection site. Very infrequently, some individuals who get too many tetanus shot experience serum sickness-like symptoms, e.g., fever, joint swelling, and rash. ...Read more

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Can you drink when you have a tetanus shot?

Can you drink when you have a tetanus shot?

Yes: Intake of alcohol will have no effect on the success of a tetanus shot.Intake the day before will be out of your system, but even consumption on the day of the vaccine would not effect it. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of a tetanus shot?

What are the side effects of a tetanus shot?

Nothing more than. .: Local pain at the injection site. Very infrequently, some individuals who get too many tetanus shot experience serum sickness-like symptoms, e.g., fever, joint swelling, and rash. ...Read more

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What are the side effects from a tetanus shot?

What are the side effects from a tetanus shot?

Pain and swelling: Most of the time, side effects are a mild swelling and a dull ache that sets in later that day and continues for 2-3 days afterwards. Sometimes a fever develops that night or the next day. Other shots may have delayed side effects but the tetanus vaccine side effects set in fairly quickly. ...Read more

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What side effects you get from a tetanus shot?

Soreness: Most common side effects are a sore arm (feels kind of like you got punched) and possibly a "knot" at the site of the injection. Both go away. ...Read more

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