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why vaccination site are not massaged

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why vaccines are not massaged?

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your replay is needed, its urgent.

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In short: it is not EBP. Massaging an IM injection site can push the vaccine out of the muscle and into the subcutaneous tissue. Since you want IM vaccines to be absorbed slowly from the muscle into the bloodstream the leaking defeats the purpose of IM administration.

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