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Re: [IPk] Flu Jab

In a message dated 28/10/2003 20:51:59 GMT Standard Time, 
email @ redacted writes:

> Hi Barbara,
> These sort of reactions to the vaccine aren't uncommon.  Although my husband 
> and I both had reactions this year (none previously), there is no evidence 
> to 
> date to suggest any problem with this year's vaccine, thousands of doses of 
> which have been given to date, and to be honest these reactions are classed 
> as 
> mild.  If your arm doesn't settle within a few days see your GP, vaccine 
> could 
> have been injected at the wrong angle (but it sounds like a normal reaction 
> at 
> present).
> Mary (this is part of what I do for a living!)

Hiya Mary

Thanks for your message.  My arm is worse tonight than my husband's or 
 daughter's. My husband said his is a bit sore (no mark), my daughter's is sore
there is a bruise but mine is bigger than an egg and red and raised.  Not 

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