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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Hi, I had my second vaccine for shingles on Saturday

Hi, I had my second vaccine for shingles on Saturday Morning. No issue with the first one. Today I woke up and notices swelling on my left cheek. Soon after I was freezing and could not get warm. I took exceedrin and now I still feel bad and the swelling has become worse. I know the fever can be due to the vaccine but I am concerned with the swelling. What Dr. should I see if it is not better Monday?
Thu, 1 Nov 2018
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