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Flu jab

(4 Posts)
Iammad Sat 24-Oct-15 08:44:32

Had the flu jab on Thursday, and I know you can get a red painful lump and sore arm.
I have all that but the pain is in my chest as well, is this normal?
How long does it last, it's like a burning ache (definitely not heart burn).
Had paracetamol and helps a little.

Skiptonlass Sat 24-Oct-15 08:50:26

This is unlikely to be the flu jab, but may be something else coinciding.

I'd see your doc - never ignore chest pain.

toohardtothinkofaname Sat 24-Oct-15 15:47:44

The flu jab isn't a live vaccine so unlikely to be giving you symptoms. How many weeks are you? Could it be ribs opening up?

Iammad Sat 24-Oct-15 16:12:25

It's the top of my chest not under the ribs, the nurse said it was likely to give me a sore arm which it had and the same soreness had spread to that side of my chest.
It feels a lot better now along with the arm, I'm 27 weeks.

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