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Tetanus Shot Swelling And Redness
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 more
I went and got a tetanus shot yesterday at the hospital and i feel as if my hand is swelling please help me ?
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 more
Cactus spine remvd from hand 3 days ago, tetanus shot & septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds 2x.Finger is now swollen, painful& ibu not helping w/ pain or swelling. Age 41 female?
My tetanus shot hurts me a little after 5 days. No redness or fever, just liitle pain. Is that normal? When pain will subside completely?
I got a tetanus shot on thursday and today its still hurting and red , is this normal? Its been 4 days. It has like a knot
I was in the mountains yesterday and I got cut on my lower leg by rusty barbed wire. It's just a red scratch. Should I get a tetanus shot? I'm 21.
Better safe than: sorry. If it more than 5 years since your last tetanus booster it will be the prudent thing to do. Hopefully a shallow scratch should not pose a high risk for infection especially if the scratch was irrigated thoroughly. Take care and be safe. www.healthtap.com/dr-nnebe. ...Read more
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