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I received a flu shot 3 years ago and within 15 minutes i started feeling week, dizzy and my blood pressure increased. it is safe to get another?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
I would: It is common for someone to get such a response with an inoculation & not considered an allergic response. What you describe is classic for a vaso-vagal event = a near fainting.
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