Why do Flu Shots Hurt?

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Flu shots hurt because they are given in the muscle in your arm. When you poke anything into a muscle, it's not going to feel good. It also hurts because it stings a little bit.
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In my opinion, flu shots hurt because a needle is used to puncture your skin. Any time you break your skin, it hurts at least a little bit. Any type of shot hurts.
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When you focus on it you can get nervous and it will hurt more because of your emotions and because you have your muscles tensed. If you don't think about it and you're perfectly
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You should be able to get a flu shot from your primary care doctor. In most states, you can also get a flu shot from your local health department.
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There are many people who say that the flu shot does not hurt. It depends on the person.
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1. Determine if you should receive the flu shot. You should not get a flu shot if you have had a major allergic reaction to a flu shot in the past, if you are allergic to chicken
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