Doctor insights on:
How Long After Receiving A Tetanus Shot Is It Safe To Receive A Flu Shot
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
Immediately: Both can be given on the same day or separate days.There is no reason to delay one or the other. ...Read more
Don't: There is no reason to wait between these vaccines.They can be given the same day and give protection as well as if separated. ...Read more
I had the flu shot and tetanus shot today, one in each arm and i dont feel so good. Shoukd they not have done them together?
Recovery: Well, you've asked your immune system to 'multi-task' - processing 2 vaccines at one time, that cover for multiple diseases (several strains of flu, several different diseases- diphtheria, ?pertussis with the tetanus shot). It's completely NORMAL to feel this way. Kind of like going to the gym and working out - you definitely feel it. I expect you'll recover fine. Sleep, chicken soup, rest, etc. ...Read more
3 days: Shoulder discomfort might a little longer.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had this lump a week ago on my hip, it didn't hurt, it just itched. 2 days beforehand i had gotten flu vaccine, mmr, tetanus, and hepatitus b shots.
The flu, otherwise known as influenza, is a viral infection of the nose and throat. Symptoms of influenza include fever, chills, runny nose, muscle aches, fatigue, malaise, headaches, and coughing. Children with the flu often have nausea and vomiting as well. Some strains of the flu are preventable by getting a yearly flu ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- How soon after injury should i receive a tetanus shot?
- Tetanus shot safe flu
- How long after injury for tetanus shot?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- How long after flu shot is effective?
- How long is my arm going to hurt after getting a tetanus shot?
- How long can you wait to get a tetanus shot after a cut?
- How long is tetanus shot good for?
- Talk to a pediatrician online