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I got a flu shot yesterday. About 4 hours ago, I started

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I got a flu shot yesterday. About 4 hours ago, I started experiencing weakness and muscle pains. It is as if I have a very bad flu but without any other symptoms. Some web sites suggest going to the emergency room. I feel like a hypochondriac. What should I do?
Rob hirsch
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 1 month ago.

I wouldn't worry about being a hypochondriac. I would go to the ER. Guillain-Barre is a rare occurrence after a flu shot, but you won't know if that is what it is until you are checked out.

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Schuyler

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