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Mmr booster my child arm is swollen and large red area is this normal where injection was given thanks?

Mmr booster my child arm is swollen and large red area is this normal where injection was given thanks?

Local reaction: Local reactions at the injection site with redness and swelling are the most common side effects. If it persists or worsens, despite local care (ice to area, tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin, etc) then seek medical attention for an evaluation. ...Read more

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My son recently had his MMR jabs, the area of which the needle went in has swollen an inch around the needle point, it's red and tender, is it normal?

Local reaction: This may be a local injection site reaction from piercing the skin. Apply cold compress to the area, control pain and monitor. If worsening call you dr. Http://www. Cdc. Gov/vaccines/pubs/vis/downloads/vis-mmr. Pdf is the statement from cdc of the possible effects of the vaccine. ...Read more

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Got the MMR vaccine and now have a swollen cheek. Why?

Got the MMR vaccine and now have a swollen cheek. Why?

Reaction: The MMR contains measles, mumps, and rubella and they are live viruses. You may be having a very mild case of mumps as a result. Hard to know exactly without a visit.
If you are uncomfortable, make an appointment. ...Read more

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I am a director of a preschool and needed to be re vaccinated with MMR. It has been 3wks and my arm is still extremely sore. Is this normal?!?

I am a director of a preschool and needed to be re vaccinated with MMR. It has been 3wks and my arm is still extremely sore. Is this normal?!?

No: It isn't normal, but delayed hypersensitivity to a vaccine constituent (usually unknown) causes a painful nodule to form. This is not a contraindication for repeat MMR or other vaccines. The nodule will improve with ice, elevation and NSAIDs (if not contraindicated) ...Read more

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Had an MMR vaccination in my arm, felt a stinging bubbling sensation... Scared air bubbles went into arm, could this be dangerous?

Had an MMR vaccination in my arm, felt a stinging bubbling sensation... Scared air bubbles went into arm, could this be dangerous?

No: Even if air went into your arm, it would not be dangerous. Injecting a large amount of air into a vein can be dangerous. ...Read more

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Should adults around age 58 get an MMR vaccine? I can't be sure that I had the mumps but had "swollen glands" in childhood.

Should adults around age 58 get an MMR vaccine? I can't be sure that I had the mumps but had "swollen glands" in childhood.

Won't hurt: We have seen a recent rise in measles cases imported by international travel, (Houston, Ohio).As such, it is reasonable for anyone with an unsure history or who was born prior to 1990 to have a dose. Prior to 1990's we give only one dose of MMR at a yr and about 15% of the population remained at risk. Second doses were given to many into their teens at that time but many were missed. ...Read more

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What can cause a swollen arm?

What can cause a swollen arm?

Varies: A lot of potential causes- blood clot, infection, inflammation, infection, arthritis, Tendonitis, overuse to name a few; don't hesitate to be seen for it. ...Read more

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What can you do for a swollen arm?

What can you do for a swollen arm?

Swollen arm: There are many entities that can cause a swollen arm but the most common are trauma, infection, and hypersensivity reactions. Since you did not specify the main reason for your swollen arm, you did your condition be diagnosed by a doctor. ...Read more

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What can be done for my swollen arm?

What can be done for my swollen arm?

More info needed: Unless you can directly related to a muscle pull or strain possibilities involve the muscles, nervous system, cardiovascular system and skeletal system to mention a few.
A cardiac condition, poor blood flow, inflamed nerves, muscles, lymphatics and lungs may be involved.
A thorough exam is needed. ...Read more

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How do you cure a swollen arm if diabetic?

How do you cure a swollen arm if diabetic?

Cause: You need to see your doctor. No way to know what the cause of your swollen arm is in the context of this forum. However, infection, bone fracture or other injury, etc. Are possibilities. You need medical attention. ...Read more

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What could cause a swollen arm and red marks?

What could cause a swollen arm and red marks?

Infection allergy: The things you have to be concerned with include an infection, an allergic reaction, blood flow obstruction, a mass growing blocking blood flow, insect or animal bites releasing toxins. If its red and swollen then get it checked out fast. Don't wait. ...Read more

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How do I massage my swollen arm to reduce its swelling?

How do I massage my swollen arm to reduce its swelling?

Not so easy: If you have lymph edema of the arm you should see a specialist. If you have swelling of the arm for no particular reason you should see a specialist as well because you could have a deep vein thrombosis. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of swollen arm?

How can I get rid of swollen arm?

Cause.?: Is it just one arm, Local blood clot?, post mastectomy? Mass? Can cause unilateral side, low protein can be bilateral ...Read more

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How can I relieve swollen arm muscles?

How can I relieve swollen arm muscles?

Swollen arm muscles: First step in treatment is to discontinue the cause and rest for the arm. Cold compresses for the first few days will prevent more swelling. Therafter, warm compresses will induce reabsorption of tissue fluid that caused the swelling. ...Read more

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What medicine help with a swollen arm muscle?

What medicine help with a swollen arm muscle?

Swollen arm: Elevate arm, pain releaf, depending on cause of swelling, discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can be applied to a swollen arm after a tetanus shot?

What can be applied to a swollen arm after a tetanus shot?

Cold compress: Taking Ibuprofen 2 doses, 8 hours apart, would also help alleviating pain or discomfort associated. ...Read more

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Is it norman to have a red swollen arm after a meningitis shot?

Is it norman to have a red swollen arm after a meningitis shot?

Vaccination: Yes, one can have allergic reactions, infection, bleeds into tissues, and other inflammatory reactions to vaccines like "meningitis shots", but severe reactions are unusual. If this persists beyond 24-48 hours see a doctor. ...Read more

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What does a swollen arm after getting a vaccination mean?

What does a swollen arm after getting a vaccination mean?

A Local Reaction: This is a local reaction, not an allergic reaction.It may be caused by the trauma of the shot or a reaction to the chemistry of the vaccine, irritating the tissue around the site. ...Read more

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Swollen arm it's been swollen for 2.5 weeks I got stepped on playing rugby it hurts to touth it and some times to use it mabey 5 of 10 what di I do?

Swollen arm it's been swollen for 2.5 weeks I got stepped on playing rugby it hurts to touth it and some times to use it mabey 5 of 10 what di I do?

Xray: Did the skin get punctured? Could be infection, broken arm, torn ligament, hematoma (blood underskin) or dislocation.
Did an xray now and see your doc. That's too long for these symptoms. ...Read more

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Swollen arm under wrist, not hot, not red, for 3 weeks. Shooting stinging pain at times. Not going away?

Swollen arm under wrist, not hot, not red, for 3 weeks. Shooting stinging pain at times. Not going away?

See Rheumatologists: You need to discuss this with your physician and see rheumatologist. If it has persisted for three weeks it needs immediate evaluation. Don't hesitate. ...Read more

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Might sound stupid but my implant was ment to be removed over a month ago n since it experied ive been feeling really unwell n swollen arm with pain?

Might sound stupid but my implant was ment to be removed over a month ago n since it experied ive been feeling really unwell n swollen arm with pain?

Unwell?: When you mean implant you mean plate or other hardware? It is not a problem if it is left in longer but if you are symptomatic with it then I would be concerned. There might be an infection or an inflammatory response to it and would go to the doctor who preformed the surgery. ...Read more

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Is it better to use heating pad r an ice pack on a swollen arm?

Is it better to use heating pad r an ice pack on a swollen arm?

Good question: Western medicine says use ice/cold to decrease swelling and then warmth after a coupe days.
Eastern medicine does not like cold at all as it causes constriction and keeps toxins local where heat increases circulation and removal of toxins. Do what makes it feel better for you. If injured, take homeopathic arnica. It helps. If it is not an injury, please be seen. ...Read more

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Today I wacked my arm on my cupard and it hurts and thers still a bump what should I do sore arm swollen arm bump on arm?

Today I wacked my arm on my cupard and it hurts and thers still a bump what should I do sore arm swollen arm bump on arm?

"RICE": Rice stands for rest, ice, compression, elevation. For elevation to help it should be above the level of the heart. If the pain and swelling does not resolve quickly medical evaluation may be necessary. ...Read more

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Went to ER for chest/arm pain. D dimer was 0.55 but why didn't they scan my swollen arm for a blood clot all they did was a chest CT?

Went to ER for chest/arm pain. D dimer was 0.55 but why didn't they scan my swollen arm for a blood clot all they did was a chest CT?

Arm DVT: If there is swelling of the arm, a Duplex vein scan should be done. D-Dimer is borderline positive. I would request a scan to be done. ...Read more