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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Allergy to flu shot: The flu shot has inactivated virus- so it will not infect you with the flu. If you have reactions to the shot they usually resolve within one to two d ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Fever, soreness: And funny enough, flu like symptoms. Listen , please help me spread the word : a flu shot will not give you the flu or keep you from getting it, but i ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Side effects: Flu shot side effects may include: slight swelling, redness or pain at vaccination site. If headache, nausea, fever or muscular pain occur they usu ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: You can.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
May increase colds!: Influenza vaccine is purely to prevent influenza. It not only does nothing to reduce risk of colds but a recent well-conducted placebo-controlled stud ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Influenza vaccine: Yes it is safe, but talk to the pediatrician about it.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Greenberg
28 years experience Pediatrics
Common side effect: It's common for there to be soreness after a flu shot. If it's mild normal pain relievers like acetominophen or Ibuprofen will help. If it's severe co ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: The 2011-2012 seasonal influenza vaccine was designed to protect against influenza a h3n2, influenza b and the h1n1 strain of influenza. Each year, t ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: This is okay.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
You should.: Annual flu shot is recommended for most adults.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
As soon as available: The flu vaccine will generally protect against 3-4 strains of flu.That protection is good for at least a year and likely several, but only against the ... Read More
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