Is it normal that you get a knot from the flu shot?

Yes. Local injection site reactions such as a tender nodule or redness are common after flu vaccination and should resolve within a couple of days.

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Is it normal to get tired with the flu shot?

Flu shot. Yes. As is common with other vaccines, a feeling of tiredness and body malaise can happen also after you get the flu shot. This usually lasts for a day or two. Read more...

Wondering about the flu shot. Is it worth getting for a girl who is normally very healthy? Also, how often should I get a check-up? I'm a girl, 24.

CDC suggests vaccine. The CDC says has recommended that a yearly flu vaccine is the first and most important step in protecting you against flu viruses. But the final decision must be yours. I suggest reading about it at https://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/keyfacts.htm and than you decide. And at 24 yo I suggest a routine exam by a GP/Family doctor every 6 months and any other time you have health problems. Read more...

Is 98 nomal I got the flu shot but I got a cold do I have the swine flu because of the shot I think cold sytoms but why is it normal to get sick?

Flu shot can NOT. Give you the flu. A body temp of 100.4 or greater is considered a fever. You can get a fever fighting off viral or bacterial infections.Usually colds are viral. Practice good hand washing when out in public after touching common objects-shopping carts, etc. Avoid contact with secretions from sick people to help avoid catching a virus.Flu symptoms are sudden onset of fever 100.4, chills, cough etc. Read more...
Symptoms. Sometimes you get the same symptoms as the actual diseaea with vaccination , sometimes you get infected with a different strain of virus than the one in the vaccine. Read more...

Can I get the flu from the flu shot?

No. No. The flu shot does not always work so you may end up getting the flu despite getting the vaccine. Also the flu shot does not prevent you from getting a really bad cold. But the flu shot does help reduce your chances of getting the flu which at best is a miserable illness to have and at worst can result in hospitalization or death. Read more...
Not from injection. The injected flu vaccine is a killed derivative of flu germs. You cannot get flu from dead viruses.The nasal spray is a weakened flu germ & rarely someone can have a flu like process with that weakened material. Read more...

Why should I get the flu shot this winter?

To avoid illness. During the season the flu affects a large volume of the population & causes upwards of 30 + deaths/yr in the us alone. The vaccine must change on a regular basis to keep up with mutations/variations in the flu strains that prevent prior illness from making you immune. The vaccine is effective in preventing the strains in the vaccine but may not cover every strain around. Read more...

Is it okay that I get the flu shot this year?

I did. I did, as I do every year, and have lived to tell you about it. So have millions of others. I ask is it ok to ride the subway (bart) in the winter with people coughing at you? If you live in a bubble you might not care to get one. Read more...

Like to get the flu shot but is it available?

Yes it is. Depending on your local state location, it should be readily available. We got them last week here in northeastern ohio. Read more...

Can I get the flu from a flu shot?

No. No. There is no live virus in the flu shot, so it cannot give you the flu. Flu shots are recommended for everyone over age 6 mo. Read more...
Not At All. Although people have reactions to the vaccine which may include fever and achiness, it is a physical impossibility to get the flu from the shot. So do not worry. Read more...
No. The flu shot is a killed vaccine. There is nothing live in it to cause the flu. You may experience temporary discomfort (muscle ache, redness, etc) for a few days afterwards, but this can happen with any vaccine. Flu shots are recommended for anyone over 6 months of age. Read more...