A member asked:
i had the flu shot and tetanus shot today, one in each arm and i dont feel so good. shoukd they not have done them together?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Stephen Scholand answered
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Recovery: Well, you've asked your immune system to 'multi-task' - processing 2 vaccines at one time, that cover for multiple diseases (several strains of flu, several different diseases- diphtheria, ?pertussis with the tetanus shot). It's completely NORMAL to feel this way. Kind of like going to the gym and working out - you definitely feel it. I expect you'll recover fine. Sleep, chicken soup, rest, etc.
Answered on Oct 3, 2017
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