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Got flu shot a week ago. every day i've had a headache along with stiff neck. my arm is also bruised and super sore. ?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Flu shot: You should be seen by a doctor and assessed to be sure that you have not developed secondary infection at the vaccination site. It is not unusual to develop a day or two of mild symptoms of achiness, possibly headache. A week is too long and the arm should not be "super sore". Good luck.

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