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How long after receiving a tetanus shot is it safe to receive a flu shot

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
The Next Day: Unless there is a live attenuated vaccine involved, they can be given very close together. Custom has generally seperated them by 1 month ( for no rea ... Read More
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Vaccinations: They can be given together at the same time. Traditions are changing on this, so there may be different opinions, but they can safely be given togethe ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Don't: There is no reason to wait between these vaccines.They can be given the same day and give protection as well as if separated.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Immediately: Both can be given on the same day or separate days.There is no reason to delay one or the other.
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A female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Shots. : You may feel a little off today, and you may even spike a bit of a fever. But shouldn’t last longer than today. If it does, you’d need to revisit your ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Cueva
20 years experience Pediatrics
Anytime: The tetanus and flu shots can be given any time in relation to each other.
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Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Recovery: Well, you've asked your immune system to 'multi-task' - processing 2 vaccines at one time, that cover for multiple diseases (several strains of flu, s ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Levine
33 years experience Pediatrics
Right away: The tetanus vaccine and influenza vaccine are not live vaccines and should, therefore not interfere with your immune systems' response to each individ ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maya Haasz
14 years experience Pediatrics
Vaccines: It can hurt more, but it should go away in a couple of days. If the pain is really bothering you, you can try an over the counter analgesic like aceta ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
3 days: Shoulder discomfort might a little longer.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Should not matter: It should not matter whether a person is using antibiotics or not. Such a person may get the annual flu shot, if there is no other reason why she shou ... Read More
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