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I am a 62-year-old male in the early watch and wait phase of CLL. I recently had the 2nd Moderna vaccination, and 5 days later I am noticing swollen nodes and general swelling around my neck. I read that this is a potential side effect and that it should go away soon. Can you confirm? Thanks
Swollen nodes are a recognized side effect, especially for CLL patients, and should go away soon. If not, then do follow-up with your doctors
Thanks for your question.
Please check out my article on vaccines for CLL patients: https://cllsociety.org/2021/01/cll-societys-official-statement-concerning-sars-cov-2-vaccine-in-cll-patients/
It should answer most of your questions.