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A 51-year-old female asked:

Get my flu shot every year but this year got at a pharmacy. always have sore arm afterwards but today -day after-noticed injection area is slightly red and warm to the touch. normal?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Flu shot: Yes, some local inflammation can occur. Glad to hear you got your flu shot- it is more important than ever this year because of COVID 19 pandemic.

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Last updated Nov 20, 2020

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