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got a flu shot now theres a large hard lump where thet gave me the flu shot is this bad

Related Topics: Flu, Lump

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Internal Medicine
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It's not uncommon to get a lump in the area where you've had a shot. It should go away in a few days. If not, have your doctor check it out. In the meantime, you can put a cold compress on it, such as a bag of ice, to help with the swelling.

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Archived: March 20, 2014

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