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I got a shot in the arm a few months ago and my arm is still sore?

I got a shot in the arm a few months ago and my arm is still sore?

Probably OK: This is unusual but not unheard of. Sometimes there is some trauma to the tissue of the arm, or maybe a nerve, that just takes many months to heal completely. If it is generally getting better, you might just give it some more time. If you are concerned, or it is not trending better, you might have your health care provider take a look. ...Read more

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Had dtap shot four days ago and arm is still very sore and feel very weak. What should I do?

Had dtap shot four days ago and arm is still very sore and feel very weak.   What should I do?

Vaccination : Does it look swollen red ? If yesGet it checked . You may apply some ice too , but if swollen red and tender see your doctor ...Read more

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Had flu shot 3 days ago. Spot on arm still painful, swollen, red and hot. Still feeling unwell; fever, bodyaches, weakness and sore throat. Normal?

Had flu shot 3 days ago. Spot on arm still painful, swollen, red and hot. Still feeling unwell; fever, bodyaches, weakness and sore throat. Normal?

Not normal, not rare: These side effects, while not exactly "normal," are also not uncommon. Hopefully they will disappear soon but the flu shot can rarely cause serious long-standing side effects. What is unfortunate is that a large body of research shows that flu shots are not particularly effective! See http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/11/01/flu-vaccine-and-its-side-effects.aspx ...Read more

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I had a blood test 2wks ago and my arm is still very sore achy and striking pain when I strighten and clich my fist . Is this normal what can I do ?

I had a blood test 2wks ago and my arm is still very sore achy and striking pain when I strighten and clich my fist . Is this normal what can I do ?

Contact doctor: It is not normal for the arm to be sore 2 weeks after blood draw. Please contact the doctor at the site where you had blood drawn or your own physician. ...Read more