What should I do if I suspect an adverse reaction to Prevnar 13?

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Most reactions to Prevnar 13 (pneumococcal conjugate vaccine) are not serious and will resolve on their own. These symptoms include low-grade fever, redness, soreness, swelling at the injection site, irritability, tiredness and nausea. However, certain reactions can be dangerous, such as allergic reactions and high fevers (above 102.2 degrees Farenheit).Most reactions to Prevnar 13 (pneumococcal conjugate vaccine) are not serious and will resolve on their own. When allergic reactions occur, epinephrine shots are sometimes necessary to halt the allergic response.

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