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Swollen Lymph Nodes After the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

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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:

It should answer most of your questions.


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