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A 61-year-old male asked about a 61-year-old male:

I had a flu shot friday. and now the area has swelled up. i am type 2 diabetic?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Get evaluation. . : If the area of your flu shot swelled up after the flu shot, but not immediately after the flu shot, this may represent either a reaction to the flu shot or infection introduced by the needle. Regardless, the Doctor that gave you the flu shot should have a look.

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