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Old 10-30-2012, 09:37 PM   #1
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Flu Shot ???

My doctor wants me to get a flu shot and I probably should cause I have kids...but I am terrified that it will make the Fibro flare up. Has anyone here had a flu shot yet ? And if so, was there any reaction ? Thanks !!!!

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Re: Flu Shot ???

Had one about a month ago and didn't have any new problems.

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Re: Flu Shot ???

I had miine about two weeks ago and felt a little stiff in the arm and joints the next day but had no flare up and was no more uncomfortable than most days.

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i get one every year. never had a problem.
when faced with something you cannot control peace lies in self education and adaptation to the situation.

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Old 11-12-2012, 11:18 PM   #5
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Re: Flu Shot ???

I just started a post. For my daughter and I, we have been instructed NEVER touch vaccines again! It triggered an intractable migraine for her, and a fibro flair for me.

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Re: Flu Shot ???

I'm one of the lucky people. I have only had the flu 1 time in my life (knocking on wood)
The shot scares me for some reason and I feel that taking it for myself isn't necessary.
I'm more comfortable taking my chances. If the flu strikes me 2 years in a row, then I'd give it some serious consideration.

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Old 11-14-2012, 10:09 AM   #7
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Re: Flu Shot ???

Hi tanasmom, If I were you I would get the flu shot., I have fibromyalgia and I got it last month you are already sick with fibro so why not play it safe and get it so you do not wind up getting sick with the flu aching and pain. I had no reaction to the flu shot I get one every year.

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