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 Can I get the flu shot if I have a cold?

Answer On One Hand: Wait To Get The Flu ShotGenerally, it is best to wait on getting any vaccination if you are sick. Family Doctor recommends you wait to get a flu shot if you have moderate to severe col... Read More »
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Why can you not get a flu shot if you have a cold?

Usually you can still get a flu shot if you have a mild cold, as long as you do not have a fever. Inform the clinician giving you the vaccination about your symptoms and the cold and they can decid... Read More »
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Is it okay to get the flu shot when you have a cold?

On One Hand: Those With Fever Shouldn't Get VaccinatedAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, you should not get the flu shot if you have a fever.On the Other: Vaccination With... Read More »
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Why can't you get a flu shot when you have a cold?

Basically what a flu shot does is introduce dead flu cells into your body. Your body then recognizes the flu cells as foreign matter and starts to fight it. You body figures out how to best fight t... Read More »
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How long after having a cold should you wait to get flu shot?

As long as you do not have a fever, you can get the flu vaccination after a cold. Having a mild cold would not prevent getting the vaccine, however, when you have a cold you should be resting in be... Read More »
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