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I will be having my polio, diphtheria and tetanus vaccine. Should I go home after? Does it hurt?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not necessarily

Usually the side-effects are minimal and consist of soreness at the injection site, and occasionally some low grade malaise.
But most often you will be fine and can continue your normal daily activities.

In brief: Not necessarily

Usually the side-effects are minimal and consist of soreness at the injection site, and occasionally some low grade malaise.
But most often you will be fine and can continue your normal daily activities.
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: No

These are innocuous.
Any child can go back to school & adults back to work after they receive them. Any shot will generate temporary pain, some more than others.

In brief: No

These are innocuous.
Any child can go back to school & adults back to work after they receive them. Any shot will generate temporary pain, some more than others.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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