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My mother tdap vaccine yesterday and there is lump which developed today. Is it some thing normal or do we need to take any medicine to avoid it?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Common

The vaccine is injected into muscle, which can develop such a lump lasting a few days in response.
You can ignore it or treat it with comfort measures. It is no considered a worrisome reaction.

In brief: Common

The vaccine is injected into muscle, which can develop such a lump lasting a few days in response.
You can ignore it or treat it with comfort measures. It is no considered a worrisome reaction.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Swollen arm

Put cold compresses on her arm for20-30 minutes several times a day to reduce the swelling.

In brief: Swollen arm

Put cold compresses on her arm for20-30 minutes several times a day to reduce the swelling.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: This is normal react

This is a normal eaction to tdap vaccine in some people and you can put ice on it locally for 48 hours and it will go down by itself.

In brief: This is normal react

This is a normal eaction to tdap vaccine in some people and you can put ice on it locally for 48 hours and it will go down by itself.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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