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Full body rash and heartburn 3 days after flu shot?

Full body rash and heartburn 3 days after flu shot?

Call the Doctor: I am not sure the heartburn is related to your vaccination, but the rash could be a side-effect. You should go to see a doctor and get yourself checked out. By getting a flu shot, it's apparent that you care about your health. Now, you should make sure you're not developing something serious and have a doctor take a look at you. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Fever 2 days after flu shot?

Fever 2 days after flu shot?

Not uncommon: Fever is a sometimes unpleasant side effect of the flu shot (and most vaccines). Good news is your body's responding appropriately and your immune system is working. If the fever lasts more than 24 hrs or your having other side effects, it doesn't hurt to let your doc know. Otherwise, it'll go away on its own. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Arm itches 2 days after flu shot?

Arm itches 2 days after flu shot?

That's OK: Every vaccine is intended to get your immune system's undivided attention. When it does, you get a little inflammation at the site (a sign the vaccine is doing its job), and sometimes that inflammation can precicipitate an itch. If there is a little redness, that's ok, a lot of redness, or a spreading rash, should probably get you to see your doctor. ...Read more

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How long should Rash after MMR vaccine last?

How long should Rash after MMR vaccine last?

One to two days: 1 out of 20 who get the MMR Vaccine wil get a rash between 6to10 days following the shot but can happen any time between 3 to 28 days. It is a normal reaction to the live MMR Vaccine and rash usually lasts 1to2 days ...Read more

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Does HIV rash come before fever?

Does HIV rash come before fever?

Not necessarily: During acute HIV acquisition fever chills muscle aches diarrhea and night sweats can't be present. There are no exact sequence of events that will happen. Rash me or may not come before fever. Night sweats may or may not come before this as well. Keep in mind that only approximately 30% of people that acquired HIV virus will have an initial symptom. ...Read more

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How long can a stomach flu last after catching it?

How long can a stomach flu last after catching it?

See below: Most of the time your symptoms will resole within a week. However, I have seen diarrhea from a viral gastroenteritis last for 6 weeks. ...Read more

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Dry colorless itchy rash after amoxicillin rash. Worried?

Dry colorless itchy rash after amoxicillin rash. Worried?

Not enough info: You should be worried if you have any difficulty breathing, nausea, vomiting and belly pain after an allergic reaction to Amoxicillin since it's the indication of an ongoing anaphylaxis reaction and can be life threatening. If it's not the case or the rashes occurr way after you got the Amoxicillin rashes, it is something else. Should check with your doctor. Need to see it to know what it is. ...Read more

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1 year girl, got flu after influenza shot. She has cold, fever and nose runs for weeks. Help?

1 year girl, got flu after
influenza shot. She has cold, fever and nose runs for weeks. Help?

Likely unrelated: Only the living nasal flu vaccine is capable of triggering some form of flu like symptoms.The shot is dead material that some can have a reaction to but not an infection.Fever lasting weeks is likely a more significant issue like an ear infection. She needs to see a health professional for proper diagnosis/treatment. ...Read more

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I've got vaccinated from chicken pox after exposure. After 2weeks from vaccination, I have a fever and blisters. Is it chicken pox?

I've got vaccinated from chicken pox after exposure. After 2weeks from vaccination, I have a fever and blisters. Is it chicken pox?

Can't diagnose with: This info, but the time frame sounds correct. The incubation period for development of chickenpox is 10 to 21 days after exposure (to chickenpox or shingles). ...Read more

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Suffered from chicken pox 3weeks ago.All blister crusted over.Is it possible to still develop chicken pox again after 3 weeks.Symptons dizziness tired?

Suffered from chicken pox 3weeks ago.All blister crusted over.Is it possible to still develop chicken pox again after 3 weeks.Symptons dizziness tired?

No to recurrence: As far as chickenpox with blistering goes you are done with it. The tiredness or dizziness you feel can be residual to the original disease.In adults it does produce a mild multi-system pattern of inflammation that can take a while to resolve. This is seen on testing as a mild hepatitis and irritation of the central nervous system. Report any progressive symptoms or new fever to your doc. ...Read more

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Sore throat no strep flu symp no flu no mono after all testing smoked after someone with cold but got flu symptoms for 8 days is that possible?

Sore throat no strep flu symp no flu no mono  after all testing smoked after someone with cold but got flu symptoms for 8 days is that possible?

Mgt: Please avoid all smoke exposure, particularly while Iill with a respiratory infection. Viral illnesses may last for two to three weeks, but should you should feel better as the infection resolves. Secondary infections may occur- please monitor your temperature. ...Read more

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How long do scarlet fever symptoms last after taking antibiotics?

How long do scarlet fever symptoms last after taking antibiotics?

Scarlet fever: The symptoms should start getting better in 2-3 days. The rash may take a bit longer to go. Don't stop your antibiotics in the middle of the treatment though, even if you are better. ...Read more

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Got flu shot on Wednesday. 2 days later, stuffy nose/yellow mucous, body aches , kinda dry mouth/sore throat ,swollen lymph nodes. Flu shot symptoms?

Got flu shot on Wednesday. 2 days later, stuffy nose/yellow mucous, body aches , kinda dry mouth/sore throat ,swollen lymph nodes. Flu shot symptoms?

Sounds like...: Those symptoms sound like symptoms of the common cold, seasonal flu, or strep throat. They don't sound like flu shot symptoms. A visit to the doctor can help decide whether or not there is a strep throat infection (if there is, then antibiotics are likely needed). ...Read more

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Cold flu how many days after fever breaks are you contagious?

Cold flu how many days after fever breaks are you contagious?

Influenza: This is highly dependent on the particular virus with which you were infected. Many people call their infection "flu" when it was not truly influenza. Be more specific and rephrase the question. ...Read more

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Sneezing, sinus congestion, chills, sweats, diarrhea, nausea. Vomiting every 1-2 hours. I got my flu shot this year.

Sneezing, sinus congestion, chills, sweats, diarrhea, nausea. Vomiting every 1-2 hours. I got my flu shot this year.

Explanation : These all symptoms most likely related to other viral infection, not flu. To help yourself you need to drink fluids by small amount but very often to prevent dehydration, first of all. Diet with a lot of rice, apple sauce, toast, banana are helpful. Advil or Motrin may help with chills. And Day/nyouil is helpful for sinus congestion. Be well soon. ...Read more

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Is strep throat contagious after bicillin shot?

Is strep throat contagious after bicillin shot?

Depends: Most would consider a patient contagious for a period of 24 hrs after the start of therapy.This would include the shot.After that time, spread is much less likely except with intimate contact. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more