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Tetanus Shot Swelling And Redness
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Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
The swelling from tetanus shot is getting worse. Should I seek medical attention? Swelling in diff spot than shot was given
See a doctor: The swelling could be a sign of infection. Best to see a doctor for examination. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I got a tetanus shot and now my arm from my shoulder to my elbow is completely swollen and is pulsing pain throughout. Is that much swelling normal?
No: Concern here would be for possible infection vs significant local reaction to the injection. You need to be evaluated by your doctor. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read moreGet help now ›
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I got a tetanus shot 3 days ago.....the injection site is red about 2 in in diameter, warm to the touch, and very itchy. It's also quite painful still?
Local reaction: You have a localized allergic reaction to the shot. Usually ice or moist heat to the area will reduce swelling and soreness. Also ok to take Benadryl for itching, ibuprofen for pain. Notify your doctor of the reaction. Good luck! ...Read moreGet help now ›
An expected reaction: A sore red area at the site of a vaccination is what happens when your healthy immune system reacts to the shot. It should only last 2-3 days. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I got a tetanus shot monday and there is a red blotch underneath the site where it was given. Its hot but not itchy. Still sore but seems to be better?
No Problem: This is not an issue; just give it time;. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I stepped on an old nail 2 days ago and it punctured my foot now the top of my foot is red and swollen and sore. Idklast tetanus shot. Is it too late?
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Road rash on knee is yellow on inside and tender and red around infection? Tetanus shot ? Wat should I do?
Skin Infection: This sounds like a good old standard bacterial skin infection and in no way represents a tetanus diagnosis. Most skin infections require antibiotics which are prescribed at your local family medicine clinic. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Deep puncture from cat scratch 2 weeks ago. Took augmentin for 10 days and got tetanus shot but still swollen. No redness or pus. Should i be worried?
Yes: You might have cat sratch disease and need a different treatment for the infecting agent. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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