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    Meningitis vaccine reaction? is this dangerous?
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    Anon_24084 posted:
    Hi,
    i am 16, and i got the meningitis booster shot 3 days ago. It hurt a little after getting it but nothing to bad, but it has been getting more painful everyday now, and it hurts to touch it and just when i move my arm.
    Its not that i cant deal with pain, but the thing that is worrying me is that there is a hot, red circle a little bigger than the size of a quarter around the injection site, and it is hard and has a little bump about the size of a pencil earaser. It just seems odd.
    Anything i should worry about?
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    kay_kay75 responded:
    Call the place that you got the shot and tell them what you have posted here, they should have given you a sheet telling you possible side affects, if this isn't listed there then it is something worth having looked into.
     
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    Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hi Anon and Welcome,

    Wanted to check in to see how you were doing. Agree with kay_kay75 and hope you have had your health care provider take a look at this.

    Hope you are feeling better, keep us posted,
    Elizabeth


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