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Persistent red ring, raised bump, soreness over the site of tetanus booster, used cold compresses. Normal?

hello, 1 week ago i received a teatnus booster, the following day the injection site got red and a lump began to form. i applied cold compresses to no avail, 7 days later i still have a raised bump and a red ring around the site which is warm to the touch, my am is still sore and the bump actually hurts when pressed. it this a normal reaction?
Asked On : Mon, 4 Jun 2012
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Thank u for choosing HCM...
This reaction is not normal..
It looks like an injection abscess...
Visit a doctor immediately...I think wound toileting and drainage of pus is needed...
Answered: Mon, 4 Jun 2012
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