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VAERS ID: 276668 (history)  
Age:   
Gender: Female  
Location: Unknown  
Vaccinated:0000-00-00
Onset:0000-00-00
Submitted: 2007-04-13
Entered: 2007-04-16
   Days after submission:3
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
HPV4: HPV (GARDASIL) / MERCK & CO. INC. - / 0 UN / UN

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Injection site pain
SMQs:, Extravasation events (injections, infusions and implants) (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Unknown
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: Unknown
Diagnostic Lab Data: Unknown
CDC Split Type: WAES0703USA02359

Write-up: Information has been received from a nurse concerning a female patient who was vaccinated with a first dose of Gardasil (lot# not reported). Subsequently, the patient experienced pain while receiving the injection. The nurse indicated that it seemed as if the needle was "too big for girls with small arms and it almost feels as if the needle is hitting the bone in the child patients". The nurse said that they have to switch to a 5/8 inch needle when administering the vaccine to patients. Unspecified medical attention was sought. The patient''s outcome was not reported. No product quality complaint was involved. Additional information has been requested.


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