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Is muscle twitching a side effect of the flu vaccination?

Is muscle twitching a side effect of the flu vaccination?

Not usually.: But, the vaccine injected into the upper arm muscle can cause some spasms which i'd say are not dangerous. ...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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What are the usual side effects of a flu shot for a child?

What are the usual side effects of a flu shot for a child?

Fever and soreness: The most common side effect is fever , soreness and occassional cold like symptoms. Most often there are no side effects. ...Read more

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Is one of the side effects of pneumonia shot a sore arm for months?

Is one of the side effects of pneumonia shot a sore arm for months?

No: This needs to be seen and evaluated by a doctor. Something is very wrong and needs correction. ...Read more

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Is depression a common side effect of having a meningioma?

Is depression a common side effect of having a meningioma?

Yes: Depression or "adjustment disorder" is common with any cancer diagnosis. Also treatments, frequent doctor visits, and the effect on friends and family can lead to depression. Brain tumors may also involve actual brain functions as well. A support network of friends, family, medical team and counselors is helpful. ...Read more

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Is constant nausea and vomiting a side effect of the gardasil vaccine?

Is constant nausea and vomiting a side effect of the gardasil vaccine?

No: The Gardasil cervical cancer vaccine does not cause constant nausea and vomiting. Such symptoms should be evaluated by a primary care doctor to see what the real cause is, such as a stomach virus infection, strep throat, medicine effects, toxin effects, etc... ...Read more

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Can there be side effects of a measles vaccine on adults?

Sure: Of course. Any medication or vaccination can cause side effects at any age. Mostly it will be local reaction such as soreness, redness and pain/itching or global such as feeling crummy, fever, etc. ...Read more

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Could stomach ache be a side effect of the HPV vaccine?

HPV S.E.: The most common side effects with Gardasil are: • pain, swelling, itching, bruising, and redness at the injection site • headachefevernauseadizzinessvomiting • fainting. ...Read more

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Is headache a side effect of amoxicillin?

Is headache a side effect of amoxicillin?

Yes: It is not common but Amoxicillin can cause a headache. The infection you have causing you to receive the Amoxicillin could also cause a headache. Fever is frequently associated with a headache as well. ...Read more

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Which side effects of a flu shot for a child are most common?

Which side effects of a flu shot for a child are most common?

Soreness/fever/irrit: Most children have no unpleasant side effects from flu vaccine but some may get soreness and swelling at the site of injectionwhich is self limiting, low grade fever and irritability. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of a flu shot on one arm, a tetanos and a wooping cough combined in the other arm?

What are the side effects of  a flu shot on one arm, a tetanos and a wooping cough combined in the other arm?

Local: The most common side effects are local soreness and tenderness. Rarely you might feel flu like symptoms such as achiness, low grade fever and malaise. They do not last long. ...Read more

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Is the runs a side effect of kalms?

Is the runs a side effect of kalms?

Have not seen: diarrhea listed as a side effect for Valerian Extract. It may cause nausea & abdominal cramping. If you develop liver problems you could also experience decreased appetite, clay colored bowel movements, nausea and upper abdominal pain. ...Read more

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What is a normal side effect of missing a dose of metadate/ritalin?

What is a normal side effect of missing a dose of metadate/ritalin?

Decreased focus: Metadate or Ritalin (methylphenidate) enhance focus in people with add. The effects last for a few hours and then fade out. If you miss a dose you won't have the benefit of the drug that day. ...Read more

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Is vomiting a side effect of implanon?

Yes: It is a known side effect. It can also be seen with Implanon in high doses. Speak to your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea a side effect of diabetes?

Is diarrhea a side effect of diabetes?

Yes : The majority of diarrhea is not directly related to diabetes but instead is a fairly common medication side effects of metformin, the most commonly prescribed medication to treat diabetes. Byetta, victoza, (liraglutide) and Bydureon also have diarrhea as a potential side effect. However, diarrhea is also a symptom of gastrointestinal neuropathy that is seen in patients with years of poorly controlled diabetes. ...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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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Seizures (Uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs) (Definition)

A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical imbalances, sleep deprivation, etc. ...Read more


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Vaccinations (Definition)

Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more