Got my tetanus shot today...
- 0Mar 14, '13 by Stacey73And OW! Fifteen hours later and I can't sleep it's throbbing so much. I also started Hep B and it's sore but I feel like my dang tetanus shot arm is going to fall off. I am getting a TB test Monday and trying to dig up my childhood immunization records (I'm 39...they are probably chiseled in a stone tablet somewhere) to prove I had the polio vaccine. If not, it's a $300 blood test to show I had it. Also have to get varicella if I can't prove I had chicken pox and have to get a flu shot in September. Anyone else having to get all these shots?
- 0Mar 16, '13 by HammockBoundI had the Tdap about 8 months ago and started the hep. a & B combo series. I just finished my last of those. I just got the nurses to give me the blue form with my shots. I get the flu shot yearly at Publix so I have to stop there and get that proof when I need it. As far as the other blood tests..I plan on getting those with my next blood test. I figured I will throw it in sometime in the next 6 months. Besides that...I have no clue how to get those old records. If you had a baby you can ask the OB for your Rubella. They usually run that.
And yes. TDap was painful. Mine was very sore for days.