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Does anybody experienced arm swelling after vaccination?

Just got my first Covid-19 vaccine shot on friday and it caused a red lump where I got my shot?
Filth · 18-21
i grew a whole new arm
Panda5689 · M
One... you are not an idiot the one that wrote that is.
Two... A normal reaction to any vaccine is local red spot at injection site. It should subside in a few days.
Three.... Anyone who has a "worse experience " with one flu shot I sure hope reported it to their physician which is what one is suppose to do if they are following doctors orders and not Dr. YouTube/ Internet
WonderfulOne · 22-25, F
[@1207362,Panda5689] Thx, man! :))))
hippyjoe1955 · 61-69, M
It is not uncommon. Hopefully the swelling will go down soon and you won't develop swelling any place else. My son had swelling around his heart. Not pleasant. It lasted well over a week before eh went to the hospital for confirmation. He has an appointment with a cardiologist in a few weeks so we will soon find out.
Rokasu · 31-35, M
That's a natural body response to cuts/tears/needles. Maybe a bit of response to the inactive virus as well. Also, that needle went pretty deep into your muscle tissue. You should always expect soreness from a shot.
WonderfulOne · 22-25, F
[@16030,Rokasu] Thx for the explanation, thou gh I got AstraZeneca (the best one we have here) which technology is based on mRNA, not inactive virus.
[@590757,WonderfulOne] Almost. From the web:
[quote]The Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine uses a chimpanzee common cold viral vector known as ChAdOx1, which delivers the code that allows our cells to make the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein.[/quote]
Like J&J, AstraZeneca took an existing harmless virus, and modified its genetics to make spike protein. The injection then infects you with that still harmless virus, which, as it multiplies, helps you build anti-bodies to the spike protein.
Randie · 56-60, T
The only side affect I had from first shot was a sore arm for two days. My wife's vascular surgeon had the same affect and did not perform surgery for those days. He told her not to get the J&J vaccine due to her blood issues.
jenmil · 22-25, F
I had no problems at all with either shot. My friend had a red spot and sore arm for a couple days
WonderfulOne · 22-25, F
[@669568,jenmil] uh-huh. Which type did you and your friend got?
jenmil · 22-25, F
[@590757,WonderfulOne] phizer
After the first shot i couldn't lift my arm at all. No other symptoms, second shot wasn't nearly as bad.
WonderfulOne · 22-25, F
[@475347,istillhaveanameitsrick] So, this is not the worst-case scenario that I'm dealling with. It gave me hope, thx!
It's one of the potential side effects. If you're really concerned, ask your doctor to look at it.
pattycakechamp · 26-30, F
Normal. Also you may get a flu-like experience, pain, headaches, and fatigue. Sucks, but it fades.
DearAmbellina2113 · 41-45, F
Yeah my second dose made my arm red and swollen.
BackyardShaman · 61-69, M
Soreness but not swelling
I haven't taken the shot. Not planning to. I had a worse experience taking a flue shot 6 years ago. I don't want to meet that same fate ever again
yellowsnow · 46-50, M
Idiot. You are gonna die now.
WonderfulOne · 22-25, F
[@1201674,yellowsnow] I got all my shots since infancy and hasn't die yet. Thx, btw.
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