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What are the most common infant flu shot side effects?

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Dr. Mark Diamond answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Fever, soreness at the injection site, and fussiness are the common side effects. The achiness and malaise reported by adults does not seem to occur. The side effects and potential risk of having the flu is much greater, including, sadly, death.

Answered Feb 18, 2015

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Dr. Shalini Sethi answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Very mild headache, fever pain can occur.

Answered Nov 26, 2014

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