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Side Effects Of Flu Vaccine Overdose
SIDE EFFECTS: I agree with my other colleagues who have answered this question. I would just like to add that there is a facet to vaccinations that one might want to educate themselves on and that is the topic of adjuvants and preservatives. The space here is too short to discuss this. I recommend going to websites like www.Mercola.Com and www.Russellblaylockmd.Com. ...Read more
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
Which are the side effects of flu vaccine in 11 month old baby, he is on warfarin, aspirin and propranolol becouse of aneurysms in coronary arteries?
Minor discomforts: Fever and local pain over the injection site are the common side effects. Since your infant is on chronic Aspirin therapy, annual influenza vaccination is essential. Reye syndrome has been known to occur to children who take Aspirin while they are having flu (influenza). ...Read more
Nothing specific: You increase the discomfort factor, and could intensify any side effect or allergic response if you were sensitive to any vaccine component. For most, this is a non-issue. You do not get an increase in protection or a bad reaction. ...Read more
Very little: long list of potential-side effects , in reality and practically very little side effects local pain and mild fever possible for 1-2 days ...Read more
How soon do people get the side effects of any kind after getting a flu vaccine? A day, a week or a month later?
Varies: Somewhere between a few hours afterwards, up to a week later; late onset allergic reactions are rare but can occur several weeks later ...Read more
No Risk, No Benefit: You may have localized swelling and pain at the injection site if you take a Flu shot twice, and I am sure your wallet will feel the loss of the co-pay for two shots -otherwise, you will be fine. Is there any particular reason you wish to take the Flu shot twice? Studies have not shown that additional doses within a 6 month period are helpful. Talk to your Doctor about your concerns. ...Read more
My mother has a weak immune system. About the flu vaccine, it's dangerous for her, because of the side effects?
Flu shot safe: The influenza vaccine by injection is safe. It is a killed vaccine and not able to cause the flu. Side effects are usually mild and short lived. In immune deficient patients, usually avoid "live" vaccine such as nasal flu vaccine. ...Read more
I recieved the nasal flu vaccine on Fri. Today I feel sick: ear pain/nasal congestion. Am I sick or side effects? I was fine on Sat. What do I do?
Flu shot: The flu shot has inactivated virus- so it will not infect you with the flu. If you have reactions to the shot they usually resolve within one to two days. Side effects can include a low grade fever, aches & pain, and localized swelling, redness and pain at the shot site. Some people have had allergic reactions to the flu vaccine. ...Read more
Side effects of flu shot in infants? Also, would they be contagious? 6mo got flu shot on Friday and has had elevated temp no fever runny nose cough
What are the side effects of a flu shot on one arm, a tetanos and a wooping cough combined in the other arm?
Perhaps: The flu shot has inactivated virus- so it will not infect you with the flu. If you have reactions to the shot they usually resolve within one to two days. Side effects can include a low grade fever, aches & pain, and localized swelling, redness and pain at the shot site. Some people have had allergic reactions to the flu vaccine. ...Read more
Except for sore arm, little swelling and redness at the site of injection threr is no serious side effect most of the time.
There may be mild fever, drowsiness, irritability and loss of appetite
rare causes are anaphylaxis due to allergy, headaches, swollen glands, skin rash, seizures, palpitation, swollen glands, wheezing etc.
Pnumonia and flu vaccine are two different vaccines, and not at all similar. ...Read more
I got the flu shot 3 days ago and I was told any side effects would be gone in 1-2 days. I have a HOT red lump getting larger daily. Concern or normal?
Flu symptoms: May last longer than 2 days but hot red lumps are not usually related to Flu. so seek help and proper management and diagnosis ...Read more
Is it normal to start having side effects from flu shot 58hrs after receiving it- Low fever, nausea, body aches.Usually I get side effects much sooner?
Usually coincidental: Usually, the fever, nausea, and body aches are due to minor illnesses such as viral infections. Other causes are possible, but since typical flu shots rarely cause any reactions aside from at the location of the shot, such common symptoms like fever, nausea, or body aches are generally considered to be coincidences and have some other cause rather than a flu shot. ...Read more
3 days: Shoulder discomfort might a little longer.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi I was curious about the 2015 flu shot am I going to get a fever from it and what's the side effects of the flu shot and how high will the fever be?
No fever, get it!: People used to get a little sick from the flu shot, because the vaccine did not use killed virus. Now it does. Don't worry. You may get typical arm soreness, but not much. Depends on skill of person giving it. The flu shot mix of flu types this year is supposed to do a better job than last year, too. For side effects (not in everyone) see: See http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/vaccine/general.htm ...Read more
Got flu shot friday having side effects that comes along with it and having chest pain to it hurt when i breath in or out, cough, when i bend down?
I've never had Flu vaccine before but I am required to have it this year for nursing clinicals. Is it safe? How common are neuro/cardio side effect?
Flu vaccine: It's totally safe and the only side effect that I have noticed is slight pain at the site of injection ...Read more
Depends: Vast majority of the people have no side effects, other than minor soreness at the site. If you are allergic to something in the vaccine, you could have local swelling redness, pain, itching etc and in rare cases a life threatening anaphylactic reaction. There may be the usual effects of a needle stick. It is important to mention all your allergies to the person giving the shot. ...Read more
Get your shot: There are few things in medicine that have helped more people than vaccines. The pain is brief and usually only soreness for a day or two afterward. Some get mild flu-like symptoms, but not nearly as bad as getting sick. ...Read more
Immunizations: Annual flu shot good idea: may feel achy few days while body builds defenses against flu viruses. Pneumonia vaccine generally not given every year unless immune system is compromised. Originally was given one time; now may be given more than once in elderly who don't mount as strong an immune response. Both can cause localized soreness at injection site. Rare possibility of guillain-barré syndrome. ...Read more
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
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