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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. Read more...

Also, is it true that flu vaccine can cause brain swelling?

Rare but it can. Reported moderate reactions to influenza vaccine include fever, local reactions (pain, redness, swelling at the site of the injection), headache, fatigue, sore throat, nasal congestion, cough, joint and muscle pain, and nausea. Reported serious complications include brain inflammation, convulsions, bell’s palsy, limb paralysis, neuropathy, shock, wheezing/asthma and other breathing problems. Guil. Read more...

Pain in top leg when walking, had flu shot last Thursday is it connected? Could be beginning of guillian barre syndrome caused by vaccine?

No. guillian barre doesn't cause pain, & what minor sensory symptoms it causes usually occur where weakness begins (almost always in the feet). You've posted before. You weren't joking when you put "hypochondria" in your profile. Reminds me of the old Michael Palin BBC series "Ripping Yarns." In the episode "The Curse of the Claw," the character Uncle Jack had "every known disease." Read more...

After my flu vaccine, I have this terrible flu and I took a flu pills called chlorpheniramine. Does that cause any side effect? Or any bad effect?

Probably not flu. If you're in the U.S., it's probably not flu. Flu vaccine can't give the flu, and there's very little flu in the U.S. Right now. Flu shots are given during cold season, so it's common to get a cold after you get the flu shot, just by coincidence. Chlorpheniramine is a an antihistamine used to treat allergies. It won't do much for a cold or a flu, other than to make you sleepy. Try a decongestant. Read more...