Flu Shot Reactions

The vaccine against seasonal influenza is an inactivated vaccine containing killed virus. It consists of three seasonal influenza virus, which is an influenza A (H3N2), a seasonal influenza A (H1N1) (not the H1N1 virus of 2009) and influenza B. The virus in the vaccine against seasonal influenza will depend on recommendations for the year. Vaccinations against influenza are given in two forms, one via a cannula (influenza vaccine) and the other, the vaccine against influenza administered by nasal spray. Severe reactions against influenza vaccine are very unlikely, but as is the case with all drugs, the possibility that happening are not totally excluded. Learn more about the ingredients vaccine against influenza.

Influenza Vaccine Reactions :
If you are worried about the reaction after taking the flu vaccine, adverse reactions to know that the flu vaccine is very unlikely. Influenza vaccines are well tolerated by most people, and the side effects are possible only in low-grade fever, and 8-24 hours after receiving a shot. Alternatively, the point where you get the picture may become swollen, red and tender. Few people, especially children, may experience a slight headache, chills, or a day. If one suffers from any of these reactions to the flu vaccine, you can expect them to spend a day or two.
Flu Shot Reactions
The influence of the side effects of the vaccine are usually provided in these two cases. First of all, if you have egg allergy, and to experience the symptoms of egg allergy, a stroke may not be safe for you. The reason is this: viruses grown in eggs, which can not be completely extracted. So people who are allergic to eggs should use other means to fight the flu. During the swine flu vaccination in 1976 were cases of people developing Guillain-Barr syndrome, which is a serious paralytic illness, after taking the shot.
In the vaccine against influenza administered by nasal spray (also known Laives or FluMist ®) is the virus is weakened and can cause mild symptoms associated with influenza. In children this can include runny nose, wheezing, headache, vomiting, muscle aches or fever. Adults may experience runny nose, headache, sore throat or cough.
Should I Be Vaccinated? 
If you want to reduce your chances of getting seasonal flu, then yes, you should get vaccinated against influenza. It is recommended if you are among those who are at high risk for serious complications from seasonal flu, as if you have chronic lung or heart problems. Also, if you work with / care for people at high risk of serious complications (health care workers in nursing homes and chronic care facilities), then you should be vaccinated once a year. Alternatively, if you are pregnant, 50 years or older, have a chronic disease as a chronic metabolic disease (such as diabetes mellitus), renal dysfunction, hemoglobinopathies or immunosuppression (HIV), it is recommended that you get vaccinated.

Precautions :
If you are going to get a flu shot, but just before you come down with fever, talk to your doctor before going ahead. However, if you have a respiratory illness without fever or other mild illness, it is said to be sure to get a shot. Although threatening allergic reactions are very rare, if they grow, they can start breathing, hoarseness or wheezing, hives, paleness, weakness, fast heart beat or dizziness. In this case, get emergency medical help.

If you fall into the list of recommendations and are not allergic to eggs can not receive the vaccine without worrying adverse influenza vaccine. To clarify a misunderstanding Finally, people believe that the flu vaccine can give you the flu. However, as the vaccine viruses are dead, the only way you get is if you are exposed to the virus from an external source, before your body becomes immune. It takes the body two weeks after the coup to develop resistance to the virus.


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