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Headache After Flu
Just started exercising for first time ever - and experience headache after. Getting over the flu and still congested. Worry?
Also called cephalalgia, is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck, & can be a symptom of a number of conditions affecting those areas. It originates from pain-sensitive structures such as cranium, muscles, nerves, vessels, subcutaneous tissues, eyes, ears, sinuses & mucous membranes. It is non-specific symptom & can be primary such as tension ha, or secondary ...Read more
Possibly....: Hard to say if it was specifically caused by the vaccine.... ...Read more
Immediately after I got my flu shot, my trapezius hurt & the pain went up my neck and I got a headache. Why? Thank you.
Tension?: Were you tense about getting the shot? If you were, it was possible that you tensed up your back and neck muscle so much that you got the pain and headache. If you were not worried about shots at all, then I don't have an explanation for it. I have not heard that the flu shot, or any other shot causes that reaction immediately after it is given. Perhaps others have the answer ...Read more
How long after receiving ivig can you experience side effects like headaches nausea fatigue bodyches (flu like) symptoms?
3 days: A 56 year old female received IVIG, now with headaches, nausea, fatigue, and bodyaches. Usually these symptoms last no more than 3 days, but I have had patients that have had these side effects for 5 days after infusion. Try tylenol for the headaches and bodyaches. If the symptoms persist beyond that, please see your primary care physician or the physician who prescribed the IVIG. ...Read more
I had the flu mist through nose. And since a few hours after that I have had a headache, stuffy nose and achy and tired. It's been 3 days ?
Live vaccine: Flu mist nasal is a live vaccine so your body is exposed to a small dose of the flu. It would be normal to have within the first week to 10 days mild flu like symptoms even if you are healthy and not contagious. Stay hydrated and support yourself with good food and sleep and it should resolve. ...Read more
is it normal to have a headache for 12 days after having the flu and sinus infection. have tried taken otc meds but nothing helps
Sick after getting flu and meningitis vaccines? Around 5pm yesterady, i got a flu shot and a meningitis shot. I didn't feel sick at all until this morning when i woke up with a huge headache and just feeling sick in general. Last night after getting the v
Yes: After getting a vaccine, specifically the flu vaccine, a person can certainly have some flu-like symptoms. If your symptoms are severe, you may want to get checked out by your doctor. If tolerable, you can treat it like you would the flu: bed rest, fluids, tylenol, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr tapering me off prednisone slowly after just finishing flu. Seizure started a few days ago. Can this be symptoms of withdrawal? Also have headache
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