Flu shot side effect

Patient

Q: Can you feel like you have theflu after getting a flu shot

Doctor

A:   I it reasonable to feel concerned when you experience symptoms of flu after a flu shot. The vaccine contains killed viruses that will not result in you getting the virus. The side effects experienced with the flu shot include mild fever and body ache, redness and soreness over the injection site. These symptoms usually resolve on their own and no treatment is required.

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