Would the flu shot cause an increase in white blood count?

Possibly. If the flu shot caused some degree of inflammation at the injection site the WBC count may go slightly up. You do not say what the count was and is and what the differential WBC is. Absent other symptoms would not necessarily about it.
Stress response. Anything that your body decides is a stress agent can produce a transient increase in your white cell total count. A flu shot would cause a mild elevation in some & none in others.

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Correct: Fear Issue. Fear is a huge disempowering emotion. The person primarily in control of your body, life and how things go for you is you. If our creator gives us freedom, it includes being fearful, foolish, suffering over wise, informed, successful. Suggest working on sorting out basis for the fear(s), often misinformation & pain promoted, while young, by specific experiences & other people. Know the truth & ... Read more...
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I got the flu shot and ever since I'm really sick, had fever for one day and lots of green phlegmfrom my nose and back of my throat nd little blood?

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