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What does a swollen arm after getting a vaccination mean?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: A Local Reaction

This is a local reaction, not an allergic reaction.
It may be caused by the trauma of the shot or a reaction to the chemistry of the vaccine, irritating the tissue around the site.

In brief: A Local Reaction

This is a local reaction, not an allergic reaction.
It may be caused by the trauma of the shot or a reaction to the chemistry of the vaccine, irritating the tissue around the site.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Local Reaction

It means there is local reaction to the vaccine and the swelling will go down with time and there is nothing serious

In brief: Local Reaction

It means there is local reaction to the vaccine and the swelling will go down with time and there is nothing serious
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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