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A 16-year-old female asked:

I recently got nasal flu vaccine and around 20 minutes after it i got this uncomfortable feeling in my throat which feels like a lump, is this normal?

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Dr. Jonathan Field
Specializes in Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma
Symptom after fluvac: there are similar symptoms after nasal flu vaccine. Generally speaking as long as they are short-lived mild and not compromising for breathing or swallowing they tend to be not an issue. For next year I would mention this before receiving the same vaccine and have the office observe you for 30 minutes to an hour after the vaccination.
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Last updated Sep 24, 2020

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