Is it okay to get a tetanus and a flu shot on the same day? Also, is the flu shot really necessary? [more inside]
H1N1 vaccine in NYC question. I'm looking to getting vaccinated for H1N1. I don't have a personal physician and none of the drug stores seem to have it (I was asked to call back in 2010) and I don't qualify for the free nyc clinics. Where else can I look? [more inside]
How can I make sure I don't get H1N1 for Christmas? [more inside]
There's no special place to turn up if you think you've got the swine flu to be tested or otherwise counted--hospitals and clinics tell people to just stay home unless they are having actual health complications. How is the CDC able to say that 22 million people have been infected with H1N1 when if you don't have to be hospitalized, nobody will even test you for it?
Just got the swine flu vaccine (shot) and I have some questions. [more inside]
I'm sick and I'm trying to figure out if it is a cold or flu. The symptom that I would like help diagnosing is pain. I am experiencing muscle pain, but it is similar to non-flu pain I have had in the past. Does flu pain tend to manifest itself similar to pains that your body has had otherwise? [more inside]
So, I had probable Swine Flu (H1N1) - do I still need the vaccine? If so, when should I get it? [more inside]
H1N1: I have a health condition that makes me a priority patient for the H1N1 vaccine. My county is currently only offering the vaccine to children and pregnant women. However, I live right on the border between two states, and the adjacent county in the next state is offering it to all high risk groups. Can I get it there? Is there a residency requirement? Will they ask me for identification?
What online resources would you recommend – and NOT recommend – for the H1N1-worried? [more inside]
My employer just asked us to contact HR if any of our employees are diagnosed with H1N1 flu. Is this allowable under HIPAA? [more inside]
Asking for my sister-in-law: is the swine flu vaccine formulation given to people in China (Shanghai) the same as the US version? [more inside]
Is it really worth getting the H1N1 flu shot? [more inside]
My son has the swine flu. Now what? Should I give him Tamiflu? He is 5 years old, and I also have a 3 year old and a 1 year old, should they also get Tamiflu? Should my wife and I also take it? [more inside]
Is it worth delaying H1N1 swine flu vaccination for an 8-month-old infant to get the preservative-free version? [more inside]
I left the house last Wednesday afternoon for a week. My roommate was hospitalized for H1N1 on Friday. I am returning to our home tonight. What precautions should I take to sanitize the place/protect myself ? [more inside]
Do you know where my wife and I can get H1N1 vaccinations in the SF Bay Area BEFORE October 31st? Preferably in the East Bay. [more inside]
Odds are that the flu I've had since Friday is H1N1: a Canadian government tracking site says that 97% of diagnosed cases of flu here right now are H1N1. Does this increase or decrease my need for an H1N1 shot when they become available?
Are student papers a possible vector for H1N1? Is there a way to sanitize them without destroying them? [more inside]
Best place to get H1N1 (Swine Flu) vaccination? [more inside]
YANMD-Filter: Going for my first ever prenatal exam (@ 8 weeks) and will most likely be encouraged to get the H1N1 (swine flu) vaccine. Should I? [more inside]
I was diagnosed with type-A influenza with a "high possibility" of it being H1N1 on Monday. I have been holed up in my apartment since then, taking the Tamiflu the doctor gave me. But it's making me feel worse - after I take it, I become dizzy, headachey, and nauseated. Can I stop taking it, or should I finish up the pills I've been given now that I've already started on it? YANAD, YANMD (and my doctor only speaks Japanese).
Swine flu vaccine question: If I've gotten the seasonal flu vaccine in the past without any complications, does this mean that I don't have to worry about the "Guillain-Barre syndrome" that hit people in 1976? Or will the H1N1 vaccine be formulated differently that the seasonal flu vaccine? This question is prompted by this article... [more inside]
Would an h1n1 test show a positive result on a person that had the flu weeks ago but is not currently sick? [more inside]
Next thursday, I have a trip to China planned. Will the Chinese give us trouble out of swine flu fears? [more inside]
How is the swine infuenza virus identified? [more inside]