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Pain in the chest

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: September 22, 2021 7:15 PM

Anonymous 4 months

I am 17 years old teenage girl and i just got my first vaccine in monday in 20 September… Yesterday i have a fever… Now my chest hurt…it hurt in the middle… Its making me scared… Is it normal?.. I’m scared to tell my parent… Help me!..

Dr Sashini Seeni 4 months
General Practitioner

Hi and thank you for this question.

We understand your concern and would like to help.

For your information, common side effects include pain, swelling, colour changes in the skin (e.g. red, purple)
at the site where the needle was given, tiredness, headache, muscle pain, chills, joint
pain, and mild fever.

You should seek medical attention right away if you develop any of the following symptoms:

  • chest pain
  • shortness of breath
  • heart palpitations (pounding or racing heart)
  • feeling of a rapid or abnormal heart rhythm
  • leg swelling or pain
  • persistent abdominal pain
  • skin bruising (other than at site of vaccination)
  • red or purple spots or blood blisters under the skin
  • sudden onset of severe or persistent worsening headaches
  • blurred vision
  • double vision, confusion or seizures, difficulty speaking or moving part of the body.

For further information you can call CPRC at 0388810200/+60178429454.
You can also talk to our doctors online

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Last Updated: Wed Sep 22 2021 19:15:43 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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