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curiousmom
curiousmom asks:
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should my child get a bump where he received his h1n1 shot?

In Topics: H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu), Child care
> 60 days ago

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Wayne Yankus
Nov 14, 2009
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What the Expert Says:

A bump could be the vaccine disseminating from the skin and muscle.  On occasion if the needle is withdrawn too quickly, some vaccine "tracks" into skin and muscle and may leave a temporary irritation.

If you have questions or concerns, speak with your doctor.

Wayne Yankus, MD, FAAP
expert panelist: pediatrics

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