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Injections reaction: flu & pneumo

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Hi all just wondering if anyone can help,on Monday i went to see doctor about my big toe as it has been painfull for the past couple of weeks,while i was there he gave me the phnumonia jab and the flu jab since then i have been in agony with my left arm and am finding it so painfull to move.
I was wondering how many of you have had problems and how long does it last,as i have had hardly had any sleep since having these jabs.I do not know which one i am allergic to as i did not bother to ask what one was put in my arms.
By the way he says my toe is a lupus thing and he cannot help with that.
Hope you can give me answers hugs
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Hello Sandy

I'm sorry about your toe and sore arm too. I had both pneumococcal and flu both in the arm as far as I remember. I can't think they would be anywhere else certainly not in a toe !
I'd say my arm was far more sore after getting the two together than it has been after the flu vaccine alone in subsequent years. It's always hard to accept bad effects from preventative medicine. On the reasonable assumption that the vaccine works, having a sore arm for a few days has to be preferable to getting the disease. I hope it mends soon and the toe feels better soon too

Sandy, I am sorry I somehow got totally confused and thought you had had an injection for the pain in your toe as well as the vaccinations. I also hadn't seen your second post when I posted (NB to self - not a good idea to leave the PC when in the middle of posting)

I hope you feel much better today but if not I think you should contact your doctor.

I haven't heard of toes being affected from lupus, just gout, but there's lots I never heard of of course.:hehe: Maybe a steroid injection would help with it.

I hope you're feeling much better - some people do get a flu like reaction to the flu vaccine but I dont know what can be normally expected if anything from the pneumo one so best to check it out.

Many hugs
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