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Does Getting A Shot Hurt
Muscle inflammation: Flu vaccines are generally injected into the deltoid, the muscular part of the arm. It causes inflammation of the area and followed by a slight immune reaction (desired effect). So, your arm/deltoid should be sore for 1 to 2 days following the injection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not as much: Doesn't hurt as much as getting one of the illnesses. The united kingdom is having to witness what happens when enough people back away from a vaccine. Britain faces a measles epidemic (as ireland before it) & has been enduring mumps as well with serious--occasional grave- consequences. The MMR shot--stings for an instant when given in the soft tissue of the upper arm but saves lives. Maybe yours. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Piercing pain: Each person has a different tolerance level for pain. The pain caused by a piercing depends on body location. Ear lobe piercings are usually tolerable. Piercings through cartilage hurt more. The tongue can be quite painful. Nipple & genital piercings have been described as very painful. The pain from doing the piercing is brief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Couple of days: Couple of days at the mostGet a more detailed answer ›
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
Why does the injection site hurt after getting a shot of invega sustenna. My right shoulder is Painful if I use it. ?
How long after getting a cortisone shot should it start working because i got a shot in the knee yesterday and it isn't touching the pain?
Cortisone shot time: Most doctors will inject with both cortisone and a numbing medicine (like novicaine that the dentist uses). This may help remove the pain almost immediately. The cortisone can take several days to "kick in" and often can last as long as 6 weeks or longer. Depends alot on why and where the shot was placed and of course, the initial diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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