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Has anyone had the flu jab? Advice needed please.

(5 Posts)
Lovemyshoes Thu 15-Oct-09 11:58:31

Has anyone had the flu jab?

If so, what were the side/after affects afterwards?

cleanandclothed Thu 15-Oct-09 12:02:01

Yes. Sore arm for about 36 hours was all I noticed. In previous years I have sometimes had temp/mild flu-like symptoms for maybe 24hrs but to be honest never sure whether directly linked to jab or not

kreecherlivesupstairs Thu 15-Oct-09 12:20:42

Sore arm too. Really sore despite the nurse having an excellent injection technique. I was a bit put out to find that I would have increased my chances of getting swine flu, but as I've already had it.........
I can't get it again can I?

catinthehat2 Thu 15-Oct-09 12:29:44

Me - no side effects grin
DH - nasty red patch, sore shoulder, lots of grizzling for 3/4 days

ThingOneofYourNightmares Thu 15-Oct-09 15:40:01

No side effects here. It's not a live vaccine any longer.

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