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Do I Need A Tetanus Shot After I Got A Kitchen Grease Burn On My Arm
Cut myself with kitchen knife >10 years since tetanus shot. A week later neck is stiff as are arms and legs should I be concerned? Went to pcp he says its a viral infection does this sound correct?
I had a combined tetanus shot a week ago. i shave severe pain shootin through my arm still, if i move it other then close to the body. what is this?
Side effect: while any vaccine can cause soreness at the site of injection, tetanus can cause pain involoving the whole arm for few days, try over-the -counter pain killers, but take them on regular basis for 2 -3 days, if symptoms persist or you develop more symtoms, please seek medical attention, good luck ...Read more
It varies: Everything you ever wanted to know about all immunizations, including the tetanus vaccine can be found at- http://www.Cdc.Gov/vaccines/ great material there. Will answer all possible questions. In my experience, if someone is pretty active, they will notice the site being "sore" for a few hours to a day or so. ...Read more
Few Minutes to2-3DAY: Most of the time there is only slight pain or discomfort lasting few minute.But some patients get a local reaction with swelling and pain and may last 2to3 days Most adult patients in my experience do not complain of pain at all.Children will cry when the shot is given.Some children may get a reaction and will be fussy for couple of days and may have slight swelling as we give more than one shot ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: That is the normal response. It can last for a couple of weeks. ...Read more
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