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Is It Possible To Get Staph From 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
I have never had a flu shot in my life and when I was 11 or 12 I got the swine flu is it possible to get it again ?
Yes: The "flu" you had when you were 11 or 12 may not have been the swine flu but some other flu looking like swine flu. Call your family physician and set up a flu shot when the season is appropriate in your part of Texas. Flu shots are safe & effective & good insurance for not becoming ill. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Influenza vaccine: Flu shot side effects may include: slight swelling, redness or pain at vaccination site. If headache, nausea, fever or muscular pain occur they usually resolve within one to two days. Influenza vaccine is contraindicated in infants less than 6 months old, if you have a high fever, a moderate to severe acute illness, or if you have had a past severe allergic reaction to the vaccine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Home Health Care: If you are home bound and receive home health care, your md can ask your home health care nurse to bring one when she/he visits. If you are not home bound, I do not know of a service that would come to your home. However, many employers offer flu vaccines at the office. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
FLU vaccine.: According to the CDC: 'All people 6 months of age and older should get flu vaccine.' You can check site at: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/vis/downloads/vis-flu.pdf. Getting the flu shot is important because it can prevent you from getting the flu or lead to lighter symptoms if you do become infected. Take care. ...Read more
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
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