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Q: Can I get a flu shot if I have a sore throat and cough. No fever.

Can I get a flu shot if I have a sore throat and cough? No fever.

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8/11/14 8:41pm

Hi kjoe,

 

I know you posted this a long time ago, and I am hoping that you asked your doctor or pharmacist (depending on where you got your shot.)

 

In general, if you do not feel well, it is best to wait.  I am not a medical doctor, however, so you should always check in first.

 

I hope you are well!

 

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By kjoe, Community Member— Last Modified: 08/11/14, First Published: 11/05/10