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Paralysis after flu shot

Patient: My friend’s grandfather had a flu vaccination and now he can’t move his left side. He is in his late 60’s, is a heavy smoker, casual drinker, has emphysema, and is tall, lanky (possibly underweight). What could this be attributed to?

 

 

Symptoms: Paralysis

 

 

Doctor:

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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