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Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS answered:

Got a flu shot at rite aid and it is red swollen itchy and painful. Is this normal?

Possibly

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Pain, redness and some swelling at the vaccination site can be a side effect of a vaccination. If it persists and does not improve, it is recommended that you have your physician have a look.
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I received the flu shot Friday morning and my arm is still swollen,red and itchy should I be concerned?

Allergy

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to the base or carrier of the medicine component itself is possible. If the area becomes swollen like infected, you get fever, it is painful, the possibility of infection in the injection site is possible. You can use antihistamine and cold compress to the are for now and observe.
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I just got a flu shot three days ago and the injection site is swollen hot itchy and sore is this normal?

Yes

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Any vaccine can cause swelling and soreness at the injection site. Tyleno or advil may help but it should go away in a few days.
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Dr. Randall Bock answered:

Have heartburn/tight chest & full body rash (itchy, little red dots, irritating behind ear)- Flu shot given 5 days ago, s/s started 1 day later.?

Viral exanthem

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this could be a viral rash, but you can't discount other possible causes Exanthems can be caused by toxins or drugs, microorganisms, or can result from autoimmune disease. It could be related to the flu shot, but not necessarily. a visit to the medical doctor could be warranted here.
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Dr. Oscar Novick answered:

I got my flu shot yesterday and iv been very itchy mostly on my stomach is it a common symptom??

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Itching is not a common symptom of a flu shot. You may be having an adverse reaction to the shot. For now take Benadryl to stop the itching.if itching gets worse see your doctor or go to the ER
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I had the shingles shot in sept this year, followed by the flu shot in Oct. In mid Nov I devoloped an itchy body rash that blistered over. Why??

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from the shots. See your doctor who gave them. Many people,even some doctors, do not realize how stressful a vaccinaion is. We dose them out as though there were no side effects to be expected
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Tender, swollen, red, lymph node under arm. Opposite arm then received flu shot in 2 days ago. Related?

Very unlikely...

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...that this is related. But this does need to get checked out ASAP, inflamed lymph nodes are no joke.
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I got my flu shot five days ago and the area is still red, swollen,and tender and getting larger. Is this something to be concerned about?

Concern, yes

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This is not the reaction we want. Can it happen - it can. I would advise You to try hot warm compresses without burning yourself. (some may like ice, but in this case I would try heat). If you don't start to see slow improvement, you need to inform the doc who gave you the injection. You may be developing a reaction to the medication, or an infection.
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Dr. Olivia C. Liao answered:

I have a bad flu,uti and an itchy red swollen bottom inner eyelid?!is this some sort of infection?no pain ,just itchy.What is it and what should I do?

Viral conjunctivitis

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Is the most likely cause of your symptoms. The flu virus got into your eyes. If your vision is not affected then just keep the eyes clean and comfortable with chilled artificial tears (but not "get the red out" drops). Change your pillowcase and towels frequently and wash your hands often since you are contagious until the redness is gone
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Dr. Oscar Novick answered:

My 18 month daughter just got flu shot yesterday and the injection site is red and swollen but does not feel hot. It feels very hard. Should I worry?

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Apply cold compresses to reduce the swelling
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