How long should your arm be sore after tdap?

Muscle inflammation: Flu vaccines are generally injected into the deltoid, the muscular part of the arm. It causes inflammation of the area and followed by a slight immune reaction (desired effect). So, your arm/deltoid should be sore for 1 to 2 days following the injection.

What does it mean when your arm is sore after a shot? Local: Something that happens in the area where the vaccine was given (such as the arm). Examples of these symptoms include arm soreness, redness, swelling and/or swollen lymph nodes in the arm where the shot was given. The soreness in your arm is considered a local reaction.

Can a covid-19 shot make your arm hurt? With the COVID-19 vaccine specifically, patients typically experience pain, redness and swelling in the arm where they get the vaccine. Side effects from the second shot are also typically more noticeable. People shouldn’t be concerned about vaccine soreness.

When to seek medical attention for a sore arm? Patients will want to seek medical attention immediately if they experience any of the following: While a sore arm for a day or two is not the most pleasant or fun experience, it is a sign that the vaccine you just received is doing what it is meant to do – protecting you and those around you!

When to report pain from a tetanus shot? Pain or redness, or swelling went past the nearest joint (shoulder or elbow) or pain or redness, or swelling persists for 10 days or more, should be reported to the health care provider that gave the vaccine. If you are concerned about your health, please speak with your health care provider.