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COVID-19: The New Vaccine Side Effect You Should Report to Your Doctor

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When most countries started administering vaccine to their citizens, most vaccines showed some side effects. Recently, no serious side effect has been reported but experts report that there is one that should not be overlooked. 

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the American Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), most of the mild side effects of the vaccines that are reported are fatigue, fever, chills, pain at the injection site and headaches. However, it has emerged that there is a new side effect that can be experienced by those who have been vaccinated. 

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Scientists from CDC observe that vaccinated individuals now complain of their lymph nodes swelling. Though this may be an indication that the vaccines are doing their work, you need to be keen with how your body responds to the shots you are given. When you see some of the things that worry you, you need to report them before they get worse like the lymphadenopathy. 

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Based on information from WHO, lymphadenopathy is an unusual swelling of the lymph nodes which does not indicate an infection but can be as result of reactions taking place in the body. 

It is advisable that you report it to your doctor so that they can establish whatever is going on. Swelling of the lymph nodes is usually harmless but reporting them can help save you in case of an extreme reaction that may be dangerous to you. 

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