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Flu Shot 3 4 Years Ago
I am a cancer survivor with no spleen so I get my flu shot every year past three or four years I have been feeling sick afterwards is this a concern?
I have had pneumonia four times the last two times were within last two years. I'm getting a flu shot this year do I need a pneumonia immunization too?
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?
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. ...Read more
My.Daughter had epstein barr 4 years ago should she get the flu shot. My mom said people who have had epstein barr should never get the flu shot?
I had Gillian Barret 2 years ago and dr. won't give me a flu shot. Wouldn't the shot be better than the risk of getting the flu?
Guillain Barre: Guillain Barré Syndrome (GBS) is a disorder where a patient’s immune system goes haywire and attacks the peripheral nervous system. GBS can be triggered by vaccinations such as the influenza vaccine, tetanus shot, Hepatitis B vaccine, the Menactra® (MCV4) vaccine, the Gardasil® vaccine, and other vaccinations. ...Read more
Been feeling bad since flu shot. Now I have pneumonia and asthma (new). Been to dr. 3 times and not any better. Female, 56 years old. Feeling depressed and fatiqued.
3 influenza strains.: If you're asking about which strains, it contains the following 3 influenza strains for the 2011/2012 season: •a/california/7/2009 (h1n1)-like (same strain as was used for 2009 h1n1 monovalent vaccines) •a/perth/16/2009 (h3n2)-like •b/brisbane/60/2008-like. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i had a bad reaction to the flu shot in the past, will i likely get that reaction 2 years later?
Flu shot reaction: Msot liely not. Beter to be protected than to get sick with it, which can be worse. ...Read more
Yes: A flu shot is not a series of shots; each year is a separate and different vaccine. The flu vaccine for a particular year is only designed to protect against the 2-4 strains determined to be harmful for that year. The next year would likely be different strains and thus a different vaccine. Vaccination is important to prevent your flu and to prevent you from spreading the flu to others. ...Read more
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