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What are the possible side effects of each Covid-19 Vaccine?

Possible Side Effects After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

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Depending on which one you receive, out of four, you could experience different side effects. Here is a handy guide to the likely side effects for each.

The Moderna vaccine, Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine and Janssen vaccine have all been approved for use.

The Janssen vaccine is the only single-shot vaccine currently approved for use in the US.

So, if you have already been vaccinated chances are you received either the Moderna vaccine, Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine or Pfizer/BioNTech.

All of the vaccines have can produce similar side effects here are the most commonly felt ones for each.

Moderna vaccine side effects

The Modern vaccine has similar side effects to the Pfizer one, these can include chills, headache, pain, tiredness, and/or redness and swelling at the injection site, all of which generally resolve within a day or two.

This vaccine rarely triggers anaphylaxis, if this occurs it should be treatable on site.

AstraZeneca vaccine Side effects

Common side effects of this vaccine include: tenderness, pain, warmth, redness, itching, swelling or bruising at the injection site.

Just like the Moderna vaccine these symptoms should fade within a day or two.

Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine side effects

In the arm, where you got the shot, you may feel pain, redness, swelling and throughout the body, you may may experience Tiredness, headache muscle pain, chills, fever, and nausea.

Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine Side effects

Common side effects include; Chills, headache, pain, tiredness, and/or redness and swelling at the injection site.

These should all resolve within a day or two if you rest and hydrate.

On rare occasions, this vaccine has triggered anaphylaxis, a severe reaction that is treatable.

It should be noted if side effects don’t resolve within 72 hours or if you have a cough or shortness of breath you should make an appointment to see your doctor.

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