How does a hospital patient who is NPO react to a Flu shot? - page 2

Sorry, the way my question got worded doesn't make sense. What I'd meant to ask was this: I've given people flu shots IM before, and obviously at the end I'd tell them "Be sure to drink plenty of fluids, and move that arm... Read More

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    Flu vaccine can lower our immune system thereby predisposing the body to illness such as flu. Drinking plenty of water helps flush the build up of thick mucus that carries the pathogens. It is a preventive measure in case someone catches cold/flu symptoms after receiving a vaccine.

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