A 31-year-old female asked:
I've heard of horrible reactions from flu shot, even death..why should i expose my children to this? is it really worth the risk?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Flushot concerns: I am a Pediatrician. I follow the CDC and AAP guidelines on Flushot administration and I have not had any severe reactions. We need to screen for possibility of reactions before we give ANY shot : not just the Flushot. We cannot give the Flushot if there is history of reactions to components of the vaccine in the past.The vaccine has protected so many patients from the "FLU" for so many years.
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Last updated Jan 28, 2017
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