Vaccination is considered to be the most effective measure against Coronavirus and currently, people above 18 years of age are being vaccinated in the country. Although people are worried about the side effects after getting the vaccine, some people complain that after getting the vaccine, there is a sharp pain in the hand (Pain in Hand after Vaccination). So let us tell you how common pain is at the vaccine site and why it happens. Along with this, they also tell how this pain can be removed.
Why is there pain in the hand after Vaccination?
Experts say that after getting the corona vaccine, the body’s immune response causes pain in the hands. Any side effect after vaccination means that the body’s immunity is active.
No need to worry
According to the report of Times of India, doctors say that Corona Vaccine is given through intramuscular injection i.e. the vaccine is injected directly into the muscle. In such a situation, there is a problem of mild swelling at the place of vaccination and due to this pain occurs. Some people have pain at the site of the vaccine and some people feel pain in the whole arm. However, there is no need to panic about this and it is easily cured.
How long can the pain last after Vaccination?
It is normal to have pain in the hand after getting the vaccine and there is no need to worry about it. Like other side effects that occur after vaccination, hand pain also gets better in two to three days. Although in some people it can last for 4-5 days, if the pain persists even after this, then you should contact the doctor immediately.
How can you relieve pain?
Doctors say that the pain of the vaccine gets cured in a day or two, although a cold compression is advised to reduce the pain. Apart from this, experts recommend keeping the hand active, due to which the circulation of blood continues and pain is relieved. Apart from this, it is advised to take paracetamol in case of fever, it also reduces hand pain.
Why Side Effects After Vaccines?
Usually, the inactivated part of the virus is added to the vaccine and the immune system responds as soon as it enters the body. The immune system tries to protect the body from pathogenic viruses and for this reason, many types of side effects are seen.
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