Viewing 4 reply threads
  • Author
    Posts
    • #12291
      Jean Mellano
      Participant

      I have never gotten a flu shot in the past and I am even more hesitant now that I have PD.  It seems the slightest thing will exacerbate my symptoms and I worry about the impact of a flu shot on my PD.  I have heard it can give you a slight cold, however, when I had a cold last winter, I felt horrible.  Have you gotten a flu shot?  If so, how did it impact you?  If not, why did you not get a flu shot?

    • #22133
      Marlyne Wilder
      Participant

      I get a flu shot every September, with no side effects or colds.  I’ve noticed no changes to my Parkinson’s symptoms after getting the shot.

      • #22148
        Ann Marie
        Participant

        I get the flu shot every year.

    • #22144
      Thomas Rutschman
      Participant

      I get a flu shot every year and have had no side effects at all, despite having Parkinson’s.

    • #22146
      Jo S.
      Participant

      I get a flu shot annually. I’m now get the stronger one for people over 65.  Even with that one, I’ve never had a problem or reaction of any kind.

    • #22155
      Beth T Browne
      Participant

      I have gotten flu shots since the beginning of flu shots.  I have never been sick from getting a flu shot, and I don’t believe they make you sick, unless you are already sick, or at the beginning of getting sick.  I have Parkinson’s, and I got my shot about three weeks ago.  I did not even have a sore arm, but it was red where the shot was given.

Viewing 4 reply threads
  • You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

©2021 KLEO Template a premium and multipurpose theme from Seventh Queen

CONTACT US

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Sending

Log in with your credentials

or    

Forgot your details?

Create Account