Can the MMR vaccine cause Joint Pain?

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YES – Symptoms may persist for a matter of months or on rare occasions for years. (Up to 26% of women)

According to the vaccine insert page 7: https://www.merck.com/product/usa/pi_circulars/m/mmr_ii/mmr_ii_pi.pdf

Following vaccination in children, reactions in joints are uncommon and generally of brief duration. In women, incidence rates for arthritis and arthralgia are generally higher than those seen in children (children: 0-3%; women: 12-26%),{17,56,57} and the reactions tend to be more marked and of longer duration. Symptoms may persist for a matter of months or on rare occasions for years. In adolescent girls, the reactions appear to be intermediate in incidence between those seen in children and in adult women. Even in women older than 35 years, these reactions are generally well tolerated and rarely interfere with normal activities.

CDC – https://www.cdc.gov/vaccinesafety/vaccines/mmr-vaccine.html

Will you be compensated?

That depends where you live. In the US, possibly, if you can identify ‘chronic arthritis’ withing 42 days. https://www.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/vaccinecompensation/vaccineinjurytable.pdf

In Canada – depends on the province.

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