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Is a fluid-filled blister at the injection site the day after receiving the H1N1 vaccine a "normal" reaction?

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

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Wayne Yankus
Nov 14, 2009
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What the Expert Says:

No, it is not. I would contact your physician to inspect the site.  Sometimes a sterile abcess can form but that takes more than one day.

Wayne Yankus, MD, FAAP
expert panelist: pediatrics

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cib149
cib149 writes:
I just got the h1n1 vaccine two days ago and now I have a fluid-filled blister on my arm and its starting to leak... were you able to see the doctor about yours? Did you find out what it was?
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cinastasha
cinastasha , Child Professional, Teacher, Caregiver, Parent, Student writes:
normal reaction, as a sideffect
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KGAustin
KGAustin writes:
I also got a fluid filled blister at the flu injection site.  It burst at about two weeks and now is raw and itchy. Seems to me like the nurse probably gave the shot too shallow (intradermal).  I am wondering if that happened would the shot be effective? Thanks.
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