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How long does a flu shots last?

How long does a flu shots last?

1 Year: Influenza vaccines are given once a year. Elderly patients, health care workers, immunocompromised patients, and patients with lung disease should be sure to get the vaccine because they are at greater risk, but it's also recommended that healthy adults get the vaccine yearly. ...Read more

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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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How long will a glucagon shot last?

How long will a glucagon shot last?

1/2 hr to: 1/2 hr to 45 min. That is why after you give it you have to make sure the patient is able to ingest sugar right after it. ...Read more

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Long does a flu shot last usually?

Long does a flu shot last usually?

A year: Good question. The influenza virus mutates rapidly so each year's vaccine varies as each year's vaccine is based on the most prevalent flu strains from the last flu season. The actual immunity derived from a given flu shot probably lasts more than one year, but it is important to get a new shot each year, due to the changes. ...Read more

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How long should a flu last?

How long should a flu last?

Flu: Generally the "flu", meaning the seasonal flu which causes high fever, muscle aches, cough , congestion and lethargy, lasts 5 to 7 days in healthy adults. ...Read more

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How long after stopping prednisone can I get a flu shot?

How long after stopping prednisone can I get a flu shot?

Can get it any time: You can get it anytime.Flu vaccine is a killed virus and there is no contraindication to getting flu shot when taking prednisone. ...Read more

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How long should the flu last?

How long should the flu last?

Flu: Symptoms can last from a few days to a few weeks with the severe symptoms last from 3 to 10 days. ...Read more

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On average, how long will a stomach flu last?

On average, how long will a stomach flu last?

Depends: Some viral infections last 24 hours, others 1 week. Sometimes the virus is cleared, but symptoms linger at a lower intensity and frequency for weeks to months. Symptoms lasting longer than 2 to 4 weeks should be evaluated by a health care provider. ...Read more

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How long does the flu virus last if you had vaccine?

How long does the flu virus last if you had vaccine?

Depends: If you had the injected vaccine it was derived from dead virus, it was never alive in you, but will help develop antibodies that last for years to those strains.If you had the nasal spray, that weakened flu germ may stay in your system for a week or more. ...Read more

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How long does a stomach flu last if viral?

CDC says:: According to the cdc, viral gastroenteritis usually has a duration of one to ten days (depending on the specific virus). ...Read more

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How much time after my varicella shots can I get a meningitis shot?

How much time after my varicella shots can I get a meningitis shot?

Why separate: These do dot interfere with one another. You might just get both the meningitis and the varicella vaccine at the same time. It would save you a trip and would still work fine. ...Read more

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Long will a b 12 shot last? How

Long will a b 12 shot last? How

Week to 21 days: Depends how low you are but typically a week to 21 days . I give b12 weekly if patient is low find it works best ...Read more

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How long after receiving a tetanus shot is it safe to receive a flu shot?

How long after receiving a tetanus shot is it safe to receive a flu shot?

The Next Day: Unless there is a live attenuated vaccine involved, they can be given very close together. Custom has generally seperated them by 1 month ( for no reason). ...Read more

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How long should you wait after a tetanus shot to get a flu shot?

How long should you wait after a tetanus shot to get a flu shot?

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

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How long does the flu last?

How long does the flu last?

About a week: Typically about one week as long as there are no secondary infections. ...Read more

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How long does the flu last?

Flu: Its variable but generally symptoms resolve within a week. You may take OTC medications for symptom relief along with rest and hydration. If symptoms persist or worsen, consult your physician. ...Read more

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After a tetanus shot, how much time beforeit is safe to get a flu shot?

Immediately: Both can be given on the same day or separate days.There is no reason to delay one or the other. ...Read more