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Any shots for kids make their arm sore.More than others? Any ideas? Ice?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

Often the dtap (most commonly)can lead to local inflammation and swelling- but any vaccine can do it.
. Homeopathic silica and ledum can make a big difference in decreasing both. Ice - yes if it feels good to your child. Check out www.Franzcenter.Com- chinese herbaceuticals and revive. It decreases pain and swelling and is very soothing.

In brief: Yes

Often the dtap (most commonly)can lead to local inflammation and swelling- but any vaccine can do it.
. Homeopathic silica and ledum can make a big difference in decreasing both. Ice - yes if it feels good to your child. Check out www.Franzcenter.Com- chinese herbaceuticals and revive. It decreases pain and swelling and is very soothing.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Prevnar/HPV

These two seem to produce the most discomfort either initially or over the first day.
The Prevnar (pneumococcal vaccine) can produce a knot in the muscle and seems to yield more episodes of low grade fever. The HPV is usually delayed until the pre-teen years but that population voices a real difference in the initial pain compared to other vaccines.

In brief: Prevnar/HPV

These two seem to produce the most discomfort either initially or over the first day.
The Prevnar (pneumococcal vaccine) can produce a knot in the muscle and seems to yield more episodes of low grade fever. The HPV is usually delayed until the pre-teen years but that population voices a real difference in the initial pain compared to other vaccines.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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