Can a child vomit after getting the flu vaccine shot?

Yes. People who are sensitive to vaccines or the adjuvants in them can react and vomiting is a possibility . It is more likely to be associated with the vaccine reaction if it occurs right after or within 24 hours in my experience. Some people experience fever, fatigue, irritability, or just not feeling well after vaccines.

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3yo child has low neutrophils (and other low counts). Been instructed to continue to defer live vaccines. Can she still get her flu shot?

Yes, she can. She can receive the injected flu vaccine. It contains killed virus and so she will tolerate it. Actually, she should receive it, because the complications of the flu for her may be serious.. Read more...

My baby isn't up to date on vaccines, can she still get a flu shot?

Yes. No problem getting the influenza vaccine (flu shot) after 6 months of age. If first timer, she will receive a 1/2 dose and repeat again 1 month later. You can still get the other catch up vaccines at the same time! Read more...

Can getting the flu shot while pregnant harm your baby?

Nope. Just the opposite, the flu shot protects the mom from influenza which between october to february can be serious enought to hospitalize pregnant women. It's highly recommended for all pregnant women during flu season. Make sure the inactivated type is used (not the nasal spray). Your doc should have summary sheets that give you more details. Read more...
No. Studies have not demonstrated any adverse effects to the baby of maternal flu shot. A serious flu infection in the mom can have serious effects upon the pregnancy and fetus. Immunize! Read more...
No & might save both. The inactivated flu vaccine is recommended in pregnancy & a great idea. One of the saddest days I've had was discharging a newborn to go home with grandma after mom died of flu complications in 2009. We lost two pregnant moms that year in my town. Pregnancy does increase risk of complications with the flu. The vaccine is not perfect but it is better than nothing. Read more...