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My son got immunization shots in each arm and now his whole arm is swollen.Is that normal?
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In brief: See below
Can be, depending on the immunization.
I occasionally see a lot of arm swelling, after kids receive their 4th and 5th dtap.

In brief: See below
Can be, depending on the immunization.
I occasionally see a lot of arm swelling, after kids receive their 4th and 5th dtap.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
Yes, it happens.Occasionally the shot can cause local irritation.
I find that heat applied helps, altho some suggest the opposite, ice.Either way, while annoying, not serious.This should not prevent immunizations.

In brief: Yes
Yes, it happens.Occasionally the shot can cause local irritation.
I find that heat applied helps, altho some suggest the opposite, ice.Either way, while annoying, not serious.This should not prevent immunizations.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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