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A 16-year-old male asked:

I got the hn1n1 flu shot and does it stop it or what happens if i get it how would i know if i got it i went to a car show there were a lot of people?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Reaction: The flu shot may cause mild flu like symptoms. The shot is about 65% effective so you can still contract the flu. New symptoms would suggest an infection and not a continuing reaction to the shot.

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Last updated Apr 9, 2016

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