Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick answers questions about the flu and the flu vaccine.
So, symptoms can vary from nothing at all to a sore arm or maybe it’s a little painful when you touch where you had the injection, and some people might have a fever, they might feel a little achy.
But, remember, if that happens, it’s because it’s working. The reason we want people to have flu shots is because it’s preparing the body in the event you get the flu. It’s just your body’s way of saying, okay, I recognize now we have to prepare ourselves for the real thing.