Most people get a tetanus shot as a child, and so it is helpful if people are aware of any reactions they had when they were young.
Shutterstock If Clancy and Lee's study finds that there is a connection between the vaccine and the , that doesn't mean there's anything wrong with the vaccine; it's just another side effect.
Vaccines, given in one- or two-shot doses, are very different from medicines that people take every day, potentially for years.
White blood cells called neutrophils and macrophages travel to the intruder and work to destroy it.
Barron says that, in general, the side effects reported in the clinical trial data are the same as what people say after getting their own vaccines.
Faced with a couple of days of flu-like discomfort, many people — including physicians — will reach for an over-the-counter medication such as ibuprofen Advil, Motrin or acetaminophen Tylenol to relieve their fever and pain.