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flu shot

my son got his first flu shot a week ago and now he has a knot where he got it is this normal

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Asked by navywifepam at 10:24 PM on Jan. 2, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • Could be cellulitis and should be seen by a physician.

    Answer by wilcoxamanda at 10:29 PM on Jan. 2, 2009

  • It is not normal. It is a reaction and needs to be checked by his Doctor. Good luck!

    I had that happen from a Tetnus shot (along with swelling and redness down my arm). I was seen by my Doctor and told I am allergic to the vaccine.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:31 PM on Jan. 2, 2009

  • It's an adverse reaction. Make sure you report it to VAERS. It's the law.

    Here is some more info on the flu shot, if you're interested:

    Answer by Autumn22 at 11:35 PM on Jan. 2, 2009

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