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How long might a tetanus shot make your arm sore?

How long might a tetanus shot make your arm sore?

Not long: The soreness should go away after a couple of days. If it has been more than 7 to 10 days, call your doctor to check it. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tetanus Shot (Definition)

A tetanus shot is a vaccine that is designed to trigger and "teach" your immune system to attack the tetanus infection preventing it from taking ...Read more


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How long should a tetanus shot keep your arm sore?

How long should a tetanus shot keep your arm sore?

Could be several day: Generally this is mild and does not last very long. If it persists past three days and is not improving, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Expert opinion - should my arm be sore if i take a tetanus shot the day before a taekwondo tournament?

Expert opinion - should my arm be sore if i take a tetanus shot the day before a taekwondo tournament?

possibly: Possibly. I like to do do pushups right after i get the shot. I also place small acupuncture needles in the surrounding area to disperse it well. ...Read more