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Is the meningococcal vaccination painful?

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Dr. Paul Christakis
Pediatrics
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In brief: Of course.

Aren't all injections a little painful? I think so! but it's a small price to pay for the lifesaving protection they afford.
I don't think the Meningococcal vaccine is any more painful than other shots, although i must admit there are a few of my patients who might disagree with me. ;).

In brief: Of course.

Aren't all injections a little painful? I think so! but it's a small price to pay for the lifesaving protection they afford.
I don't think the Meningococcal vaccine is any more painful than other shots, although i must admit there are a few of my patients who might disagree with me. ;).
Dr. Paul Christakis
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Dr. Sarojini Budden
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral

In brief: No

All injections are felt as a pin prick Vaccines may cause a slight swelling of skin or soft tissue at the site of injection but are not painful.

In brief: No

All injections are felt as a pin prick Vaccines may cause a slight swelling of skin or soft tissue at the site of injection but are not painful.
Dr. Sarojini Budden
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