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Swine flu (H1N1) vaccination

Is any one thinking about getting the H1N1 vaccination.  They are offering it to us at work next week, along with the regular flu shot (one in each arm), I usually get the regular flu shot every year, but I'm wondering about the H1N1 vaccine.  I've heard some negative things about this vaccine, for example 'vaccine manufactures are granted immunity from lawsuits', this makes me nervous.

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Sunbanks7 years ago
I got it last Friday, and my arm hurt for a while afterwards, but it really wasn't that bad, compared to what could happen if I hadn't gotten it. 
I got it last Firday also.....was in the group of potential problem "children" :-)  I didn't feel a thing....and although I got a bit of a runny nose (and therefor a sinus headache) for about 6-8 hours, I "felt" nothing since.
I'm not sure if it was because of the vaccine or not, but I also had a little bit of a sore throat that night. 
My wife also complained of a bit of extra pain in that shoulder....and one other person's wife said the same thing....hmmmm, maybe it is not female friendly ?   LOL 
 
Haha maybe it isn't :P Or maybe... No that can't be it... I was going to say that maybe females say more about it hurting than guys do... :P
Hmm.   statistically (so I have read) females, no the average, tolerate pain better....but that is only on the average, so there are bound to be an anomaly or 3
;-) 
 
 I don't see why everyone's freaking out about this. I got swine flu several weeks ago and it was just like any other sickness I've ever had. Better, even, because I never vomited. The only lasting repercussion was fatigue, that took a few more weeks to get over. I'm still feeling fatigued now, but I'm blaming it on school and insomnia. 
 Still, I have to admit the sore throat bit was a pain. I couldn't even swallow melted ice cream.
That would bug me (since I love to eat :-) 
Kiteman7 years ago
We haven't been offered the vaccine round here yet.

Roger-X and I have now both had it.

Not nice.  Seriously, not nice.  It's two weeks since it started, and Roger-X is still tired from it, and my immune system has been shot to hell so that I have ended up on two major antibiotics for what started as a very minor skin infection.  The antibiotics coincidentally flushed all the gut flora and fauna from my body, along with all other solid matter.  Today is my first solid meal since Sunday.  Yesterday, I managed cornflakes.

(As an aside, we both had Tamiflu, and neither of us suffered any ill effects from it.)
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