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Varicella vaccination side effect?

Varicella vaccination side effect?

See below: Getting chickenpox vaccine is much safer than getting chickenpox disease, but side effects can include soreness or swelling at the site of the shot, fever, mild rash, or in rare cases seizures or pneumonia. A good resource for prevention recommendations and information, including links to detailed vaccine information, is an iphone/ipod/ipad app called my health checklist 2012. ...Read more

Flu Shot (Definition)

Also known as influenza vaccines, flu shots are given out once a year to protect against the flu. The flu shot stimulates the immune system to build antibodies to three or four strains of flu viruses in the hopes that it will offer protection from the current strains present in the community. Each year the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) monitors the strains of Influenza globally and incorporates the appropriate antigens in the new vaccine. For best protection the vaccine ...Read more


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Shingles vaccine side effects and last how long?

Shingles vaccine side effects and last how long?

Agree with Dr. Maes: Possible side effects of Zostavax (Zoster Vaccine Live) include injection site redness, swelling, itching, pain, heat or bruising or rash. Headache may also occur. There is potential for allergic reaction. Zostavax (Zoster Vaccine Live) isn't recommended if you are allergic to gelatin or neomycin or other vaccine components. ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with taking swine flu shots?

What side effects are associated with taking swine flu shots?

Site redness: The most common side effects of the swine flu,or H1N1, vaccination is redness or swelling at the injection site. The vaccine is a killed virus and, contrary to rumor and internet conspiracy theories, you cannot get the flu from a killed virus. A small percentage of people are allergic to the egg yolk material used to make the vaccine, or other components. For most, perfectly safe. ...Read more

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Overdose on flu shots?

Overdose on flu shots?

How?: No respectable clinic would give you more than your fair share of flu vaccine? One vaccination is enough. Through accident or deceit you might be able to get two, but that should not harm you in any major way. Certainly not advised. ...Read more

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How long doside effects of shingles shot last?

How long doside effects of shingles shot last?

Short time: Zostavax is a shingles vaccine approved by the fda. The vaccine can cause side effects, but they're generally mild and don't last long. ...Read more

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Yuck on flagyl! medication side effects (vomiting)?

Yuck on flagyl! medication side effects (vomiting)?

Alcohol use?: Though nausea is a common side effect of Flagyl (metronidazole), severe vomiting is not. However, if you take Flagyl and also consume alcohol, there is an interaction between the Flagyl and the alcohol that can lead to severe nausea, vomiting, headache and flushing of the skin. ...Read more

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Is there side effects from a flu shot?

Is there side effects from a flu shot?

Yes, but unless you: Have a specific allergy or another reason to avoid it, you should get the shot. Every medical procedure has side effects. ...Read more

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What are the poison ivy shot side effects?

What are the poison ivy shot side effects?

Not sure: Not sure what is meant by 'poison ivy' shots. Decades ago there was a shot for 'poison ivy' but it was taken off the market b/c of significant side effects. ...Read more

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Permanent side effects for tamiflu (oseltamivir)?

Permanent side effects for tamiflu (oseltamivir)?

Tamiflu (oseltamivir): Tamiflu (oseltamivir) has side effects but no known, proven permanent adverse events. ...Read more

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Metformin side effects - rash or bruises?

Metformin side effects - rash or bruises?

No: I suppose it is possible to have an allergic reaction with a rash but that would be very rare. Gi irreitation is by far the most common side effects. Bruising would not be common at all. ...Read more

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How serious are tetanus booster side effects?

How serious are tetanus booster side effects?

Pain/local swelling: There are some rare individuals that have an allergic response to tetanus toxoid, the active component of the tetanus shot.These folks have major hives, abdominal pain or other strong reactions to the agent & it usually is present early in life with early boosters. These folks should avoid the vaccine .For the majority of us it just hurts & causes the site to swell for a few days. ...Read more

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Can a flu shot and prevnar 13 shot, together, cause an adverse reaction? Thank you.

Can a flu shot and prevnar 13 shot, together, cause an adverse reaction?  Thank you.

No problem: Congratulations on your wise decision to be vaccinated against both influenza and pneumococcal pneumonia. Both will cause soreness at the injection site for a few days. Otherwise the risk of side effects is very low for both vaccines, and it is entirely safe to have both at the same time. This is done very frequently. ...Read more

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Does flu shot cause elbow.To swell?

Does flu shot cause elbow.To swell?

Although there can: Localized swelling after a flu shot, would not anticipate that this would cause swelling specific to the elbow. Would encourage medical evaluation to rule out causes such as infection or inflammation. Take care. ...Read more

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Clindamycin rash side effect lasts how long? Itches! like hives?

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Clindamycin rash side effect lasts how long? Itches! like hives?

Days: It may last several days. In the meanwhile, try taking antihistamine up to 4x daily to see if this helps. If not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Tamiflu (oseltamivir) side effects?

Mostly GI: Most common are GI side effects: nausea, diarrhea, GI cramps and gas. Here's a link for the full package insert: http://pandemic.Wisconsin.Gov/docview.Asp?Docid=16555&locid=106. ...Read more

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What are side effects and negative reactions after a vaccine shot?

What are side effects and negative reactions after a vaccine shot?

It depends: It depends on the shot. Most commonly, some pain at the site of injection. You can look up detailed information on side effects for all U.S. Available vaccines at www.Immunize.Org. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more