We all know that the Flu is a contagious disease. It can spread by coughing and sneezing. Anyone can get the Flu, but the highest rates are among children. Symptoms of the flu are fever, chills, cough, runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, head ache, muscle aches and or fatigue.
Reaction To Flu Vaccine : A Risk When Trying To Prevent The Flu
All Medications Risk Side Effects : Reaction To Flu Vaccine
Mild Flu Shot Reactions
Mild Flu shot reactions include soreness, redness or swelling where the shot was given, hoarseness; sore, red or itchy eyes; cough, fever, and aches. A reaction to Flu vaccine continue they usually begin soon after the shot and last 1-2 days.
Severe Flu Shot Reactions
Severe Flu shot reactions include allergic reactions. CDC says however that a life-threatening reaction to Flu vaccine is very rare. If Flu shot reactions occur, it is usually within a few minutes to a few hours after the vaccine.
But, is this where it ends? Are there more serious Flu shot reactions that aren’t so readily disclosed to patients? The answer is yes. And our friends at the CDC even discloses some information about Flu shot reactions, they just downplay the severity of them. One very good example is Flu vaccine Guillain Barre syndrome.