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Has Anyone Here Received the H1N1 Flumist?

  1. 0 I'm curious if there were side effects like fever or malaise. Anyone?
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  3. Visit  jennifer0702 profile page
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    I tried to get the flumist today while at the doctor. I was told they are only offering it to pediatric patients and pregnant woman at my clinic. I'm going to try another clinic as I want flumist versus the shot.
  4. Visit  Multicollinearity profile page
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    That's strange. Pregnant women should not be getting flumist because it is a live-attenuated vaccine.
  5. Visit  indigo girl profile page
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    Quote from multicollinearity
    That's strange. Pregnant women should not be getting flumist because it is a live-attenuated vaccine.
    That's true.

    I am thinking that the clinic probably meant that they would be reserving the thimerosal free injections for pregnant women, and not the mist.
  6. Visit  Sterlink profile page
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    I got the mist about 10 hours ago. All I have noticed is a little nasal congestion. But it is very slight, and if I hadn't gotten the mist I wouldn't have even thought about it.
  7. Visit  RedWeasel profile page
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    i just got mine today. Along with my seasonal injection. Yay! Though I think I had it already -sinus inf, strep, then bronchitis....ugh...

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