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Is arm suppose to hurt after influenza vaccine?

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Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Common Occurrence

All injectable vaccines work by stimulating your immune system. This stimulation can often result in some soreness and mild tenderness at the injection site for a few days.

In brief: Common Occurrence

All injectable vaccines work by stimulating your immune system. This stimulation can often result in some soreness and mild tenderness at the injection site for a few days.
Dr. Mark Patterson
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: CanHurtAtInjectionSi

It can sometime hurt at site of injection

In brief: CanHurtAtInjectionSi

It can sometime hurt at site of injection
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Common side effect

It's common for there to be soreness after a flu shot.
If it's mild normal pain relievers like acetominophen or Ibuprofen will help. If it's severe consult your health care provider.

In brief: Common side effect

It's common for there to be soreness after a flu shot.
If it's mild normal pain relievers like acetominophen or Ibuprofen will help. If it's severe consult your health care provider.
Dr. Michael Greenberg
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