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Does Pregnancy Affect Vaccine Safety?

As flu season is upon us, many wonder whether it is safe for pregnant women to receive vaccines. Many vaccinations already have side effects and complications and those who are pregnant worry that the vaccine can somehow impact their pregnancy. There is no one...

A Shot in the Wrong Spot Can Cause a Major Pain

Many people show up to get a vaccination and end up with much more than they bargained for. While these people expect that if they have a side effect from the vaccination it is because of the contents of the vaccination, many complications result from the manner of...

The Difference Between a Vaccine and a Booster Shot

A vaccine is the first and primary means of immunizing you from a sickness or a disease. Some vaccines can last for a certain period of time. After that time, they may lose effectiveness and the body can again be susceptible to the disease from which you have been...

Does SIRVA Go Away? Common SIRVA FAQ’s

As its name implies, SIRVA is a vaccine-related injury. Specifically, SIRVA stands for shoulder injury related to vaccine administration. It is not a reaction to the vaccine itself but is a side effect from the way that the actual shot is given. Here are some answers...

Tetanus Shot Side Effects and Vaccine Info

The tetanus vaccine is one that is given at any age.  Which of the three different types of tetanus vaccine that someone will receive depends on their age and the disease that is being prevented. There are a variety of side effects from the vaccine, ranging from minor...

6 Steps to Take After Adverse Reactions from a Flu Shot

If you have suffered from complications after you have received a flu vaccine, there are several steps that you must take afterward. Not only should you get care in order to improve your condition, but the steps that you take can also help determine whether you are...

Shingles Shot Side Effects – What You Should Know About Shingrix

Shingrix is a vaccine that helps prevent shingles. It is the newer vaccine that has largely replaced Zostavax as the preferred vaccination. It received this designation back in 2017 shortly after it was approved for use by the FDA. It is manufactured by Glaxo Smith...

4 Reactions You Can Get From the Tetanus Shot

Outside of the flu vaccination, the tetanus shot is one of the most common vaccinations that people receive in the United States and worldwide. In fact, nearly 86 percent of infants around the world receive this vaccination. A normal course of vaccination for tetanus...

4 Types of Nerve Damage Caused by the Flu Shot

While most flu vaccinations do not result in any damage to the patient, the vaccine is not without risk.  In some instances, there is the potential for long-term damage to the shoulder where the injection was given. There are a number of different types of harm that...