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Can You Get a Flu Shot With a Cold? - Cold & Flu - About.com


Aug 22, 2012 ... Having a cold isn't necessarily a reason to put off getting your flu shot, but the symptoms you have may mean you need to put it off for a few ...

The Flu Vaccine: Get the Facts - WebMD


Nov 12, 2015 ... You've heard that you need a flu shot. ... You get this shot in your muscle. ... But you may have side effects that mimic cold or flu symptoms.

Misconceptions about Seasonal Flu and Flu Vaccines | Seasonal ...


Sep 8, 2015 ... The most common side effects from the influenza shot are soreness, ... People also may have mild reactions to the nasal spray vaccine. ... What about people who get a seasonal flu vaccine and still get sick with flu-like symptoms? ... which are associated with the common cold, cause symptoms similar to flu, ...

Flu Quiz: What's Fact and What's Fiction? - WebMD


Jan 28, 2015 ... Quiz: Flu Myths and Facts. ... Cold, Flu, & Cough Health Center next page ... You can get the flu from a flu shot. .... I Have the Flu: Now What?

Can I get a flu shot if I have a sinus infection? - Cold & Flu - Sharecare


Topics Infectious Disease Cold and Flu Can I get a flu shot if I have a sinus infection? A Answers (2) ... If you have a fever, don't get the flu shot until the fever goes away. It's not that ... Is It Safe to Exercise When You're Sick? Play · Is It Safe to ...

10 Flu Myths - Harvard Health


MYTH: The flu is just a bad cold. Influenza may cause bad cold symptoms. But in the United ... MYTH: You don't need to get a flu shot every year. The influenza ...

Frequently Asked Questions - Lorain County Flu


Resources Safe Community Coalition Live Healthy Lorain County Lorain County ... A. Flu is more dangerous than the common cold for children. ... However, you can get a flu shot if you have a respiratory illness without a fever; or if you have ...

10 Flu Shot Myths That Can Make You Sick - Cold & Flu - Sharecare


I can't get a flu shot because I have a cold. As long as you don't have a fever above 101 or any other significant illness, it's okay to get the flu shot before your ...

The Shot Nurse FAQ


Do I need to get a flu shot this year? After I receive ... Who shouldn't get influenza vaccine? ... Many people call any illness with fever and cold symptoms "the flu".

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Flu FAQs - ORS - National Institutes of Health


Are there any convenient times for me to get the flu shot at NIH? Where will the vaccine be ... If I have a cold, can I get the Flu vaccine? If I am pregnant, can I get  ...

CDC: Now Is the Time for Everyone to Get a Flu Shot - Healthline


Sep 18, 2014 ... It is safe and effective. We recommend everyone six months and over get a flu shot this year.” ... Find Out: Are Flu Shots Safe for MS Patients? » ... Should a person who suspects they have a cold postpone getting the flu shot?

Flu Shot Fact and Fiction - ABC News


Nov 26, 2012 ... Debunking four of the most common flu shot myths. ... Myth: If I have a cold, I should postpone getting a flu shot. Fact: As long as you're not ...

Can I get the flu shot if I'm sick? What if I have a fever? | BuckMD Blog


Nov 15, 2012 ... If you're sick with a cold or other mild illness (respiratory or otherwise) ... You can come into our pharmacy to get your flu shot between ... We'll ask you to stick around for 10 minutes to ensure you do not have a bad reaction.

Should I Get the Flu Shot if I'm Sick? | One Medical Group


Jan 3, 2014 ... We have the facts about when to get your flu vaccine, and when it might be best to ... Cold and Flu January 3, 2014 ... However, if you have a respiratory illness without a fever, or if you're only mildly ill, it's OK to get the flu shot.