A 36-year-old member asked:
Can a flu shot be affected by being sick at the time?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 30 years experience
See below: The vaccine would still be effective.
5.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 39-year-old member asked:
Could you have sick from a flu shot?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowleranswered
Psychiatry 27 years experience
The flu shot will: Not cause you to have the flu but you could have an achy arm or feel slightly under the weather.
4.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 37-year-old member asked:
Should I get a flu shot if i've been sick?
2 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Diamondanswered
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Yes: If you have recovered , yes. If are suffering a minor illness, yes. If you are suffering currently a more severe illness, such as pneumonia, your doctor may want to delay.
6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 20, 2012
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