Is it a good idea to have the flu jab?

Flu Jab? Are you asking about an influenza vaccine (flu shot)? If yes, the influenza vaccine is your best bet at protecting yourself against influenza infection (which can be quite serious).

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I got my flu shot jan 5 I now have the flu should I go to the dr its been a month since the shot?

Flu shot. Does not for certain take away the chance of flu. By percentage 85% of vaccinated will not, or if they do, it makes the illness less severe. There are specific symptoms of the flu and there is a test for the flu, if in doubt go your doctor for testing and treatment of symptoms at least or if needed, there is a treatment for the flu. Read more...

I have the flu but I didn't get a flu shot this year. Am I going to be okay? I feel really terrible but I don't have a fever.

Flu Shot helps. Influenza is differentiated from a cold by the presence of high fever, body aches and chills. Also presence during higher prevalence time for influenza. This is the condition which the flu vaccine is available to help prevent. Many conditions are referred to as 'flu' such as stomach flu, or the common cold. All of the above typically run their course in healthy people. If concerned see your Doc. Read more...
Flu. Most people in their 20's recover from the flu without incident, although feeling bad for several days is be expected. Antiviral therapy can help you feel better if started within 48 hours of symptom onset. Read more...