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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
I got a tetanus shot one week ago and my arm is still very sore. Is this normal and what can I do to help the soreness?
I got my flu shot 3 days ago and my arm is still a bit sore and a light bruise/ redness below the injection site. Normal? I've never had a reaction.
How can I reduce pain from tetanus shot? I got it 3 days ago and as usual my arm is still extremely sore and hurts with any touch 1st since highschool
I got a pneumonia shot and flu shot friday in my left arm. And my arm is still extremely sore and slightly swollen today. What's causing this pain?
THe injection: Itself can cause a "local" reaction. It should improve in the next week. ...Read more
I had a flu shot in october and the spot it was injected is still very sore to the point it is painful to lift my arm. ? Thank you!
Visit your doc: You might have a local infection or infiltrate. Visit your doctor for check up and evaluation. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Yes: But it should not last more than 2 days. ...Read more
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