What are the common side effects associated with Chickenpox Vaccination?
The most common side effects are often mild and tend to go away on their own.
Common side effects are:
- Sore arm from the shot
- Mild rash where the shot is given
- Temporary pain and stiffness in the joints
Severe allergic reactions post-vaccination are rare but can be life-threatening.
Symptoms of a severe allergic reaction can include weakness, dizziness, a fast heartbeat, difficulty breathing, swelling of the face and throat, and hives.
If such reactions occur, consult your doctor, or get to the nearest hospital.
For more details on side effects, please consult your doctor.