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When getting a flu shot can you still get sick?

About 5 days ago I got a flu shot and for the past 3 days I feel like I am coming down with something but nothing happens I guess that is a good thing.
I just wish it would just pass me by. I don't want to get sick. Not even alittle.


Asked by Anonymous at 6:02 PM on Nov. 10, 2008 in Health

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Answers (6)
  • Yup! Lots of people still get one form or another after getting a flu shot. Sorry. Hope you feel better soon.

    Answer by vbruno at 6:05 PM on Nov. 10, 2008

  • i get sick from the shot


    Answer by BamsMomma05 at 6:25 PM on Nov. 10, 2008

  • You sure can.

    Answer by ColleenF30 at 7:06 PM on Nov. 10, 2008

  • It does happen sometimes

    Answer by the.deadly.mrs at 7:08 PM on Nov. 10, 2008

  • Yes. The flu shot only protects you from the head-cold kind of flu (supposed to anyways), it doesn't protect you frmo the stomach flu...not at all. We don't get the flu shot...kinda pointless in my opinion.

    Answer by ReneeK3 at 8:12 PM on Nov. 10, 2008

  • Yeah, you usually DO get the flu.

    I dont get it because i think its pointless.

    Generally you GET the flu a few days after you get the shot. Who's to say you would have gotten it if you didnt get the shot?

    no one.

    Answer by KelsoBabeyy at 12:36 AM on Nov. 11, 2008