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A 29-year-old male asked:

Got flu like illness again after 5th rabies vaccine. no fever but chills and leg pain. is this ok? what to do? please help

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Dr. William Lages
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology 69 years experience
Evaluate need: Rabies vaccine is not commonly used except in unusual exposure circumstances, and is associated with flu like illness as a reaction. Taking Acetaminophen or an NSAID to control. Re-evaluate why you have such a need.

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