Why Do Some Shots Make Your Arm Hurt So Much?

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From MMR boosters to tetanus, you’ll probably get a lot of shots in your life. And one thing you might notice is that some of them don’t feel like much, but some of them can make your arm reallllly sore! Why is that?

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