Where do they give the Swine Flu shot?

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The injection is usually given intramuscularly (in the muscle) of the upper arm in adults and in the thigh in small children and infants over 6 months (no vaccinations can be given to infants less than 6 months old since their immune systems are not yet mature enough until then).

If you mean where is a location that provides the shots, then in the US you can get them at many pharmacies, some wellness clinics, and some doctors' offices. They usually provide them at the location for patients who are in hospitals and nursing homes when it is time for the seasonal vaccines. Charges are the same everywhere for the vaccine, but some providers may charge a small extra fee for the administrative costs of the clinician and supplies to use for the injections.
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Can worms give you Swine Flu?

It might be possible, since the A-H1N1/09 virus can be picked up from an infected person from their feces (which might be on the surface of intestinal worms being transferred from person to person). But, compared to the other methods of getting the virus from another person, the incidence would be ( Full Answer )

Do dogs give us swine flu?

No. There have been no cases of Novel H1N1 found in any pets so far according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. People are getting it from other people. If it were to be an animal spreading it directly to us, it would more likely be a pig or pot bellied pig.

Why are the pigs giving us Swine Flu?

pigs are not giving us swine flu well at least i don't think so because scientists say that swine flu came from our bacteria and germs so we are to blame in away.

Why would two Swine Flu shots be needed?

The vaccines approved for use in the US will only require a single dose for most people to develop immunity to H1N1/09 swine flu. It was originally believed that two might have been needed because it is a totally new strain of influenza that has never existed before. That means that would take a st ( Full Answer )

If you get a vaccination shot will you die from the flu or swine flu?

For goodness sake, no. This is the last kind of thing that should be going around as a rumor, especially at the time when people who are at greatest risk should be getting a vaccination shot. The vaccines for flu shots is made from "dead" or weakened virus particles that can not make you sick with ( Full Answer )

When did the Swine Flu shots begin?

The vaccine for the 2009 pandemic swine flu was released just around the beginning of the flu season in 2009-2010.

What angle do you give flu shot?

This depends on the length of the needle you are using, the location chosen for the shot, and the size of the person being injected. Flu vaccine is given as an IM (intramuscular) injection. For most people, a regular 25 or 22 gauge needle that is one inch or one and one half inches long is the pr ( Full Answer )

How do you give the flu shot?

It is given by IM (intramuscular) injection in the recommended site of the deltoid muscle (upper arm), ideally using a one to one and a half inch long 22 or 25 gauge needle. The site should be prepped with alcohol. The vaccine may need to be shaken before use if there is any cloudiness or precipit ( Full Answer )

Is the swine flu shot going to be mandatory?

It is not currently mandatory in the US, although it is highly recommended that all who can, should get the vaccine, especially if they are among the groups at high risk for complications from this A-H1N1/09 influenza (see below for list of these groups). There are some countries that have made the ( Full Answer )

Should you get the flu shot first or the Swine Flu shot?

In the US in the 2010-2011 flu season: The seasonal flu shot will include the vaccine for H1N1/09, so you won't need a separate shot for the swine flu this year, and you will get all the protection in one vaccination. In the 2009-2010 flu season: It doesn't matter which shot you get first, as ( Full Answer )

Can the flu shot give you a stomach flu?

No. The "stomach flu" is not actually a type of influenza, it is a misnomer. There is currently no vaccine for the virus that does cause this gastroenteritis (usually a norovirus) called "stomach flu". It is actually viral gastroenteritis, also sometimes called "Norwalk Flu." Therefore, the seasonal ( Full Answer )

Which hurts more a flu shot or a swine flu shot?

There is no difference in how the shot feels for either type of vaccine. They are the exact same thing except for the difference in the strain of the flu that is included in the vaccine. If you are between the ages of 2 and 49, and healthy and not pregnant, you may be a candidate for the nasal mi ( Full Answer )

Is the Swine Flu shot really a shot?

They don't shoot you, and it isn't a 'shot' of a drink, it's a needle in the arm. In the 2009-2010 flu season there was a mist as well as a shot for the vaccination for swine flu. In the 2010-2011 flu season the vaccine for swine flu protection is included in the one vaccination for the seasona ( Full Answer )

Where can you get a Swine Flu shot?

In the US in the 2012-2013 flu season, the H1N1/09 swine flu vaccine is included once again in the "regular" trivalent and quadravalent vaccines that have been prepared for the seasonal flu. No separate vaccination is needed.

Is the Swine Flu shot active?

If the question is whether the virus in the vaccine is inactivated "dead" or is attenuated "weakened", then the H1N1/09 pandemic swine flu vaccine comes in both types. The vaccine for the injection contains only inactivated virus particles. The vaccine for nasal spray contains viruses that have been ( Full Answer )

Can you have both a seasonal flu shot and a Swine Flu shot?

Yes you could, there would be no medical reason not to, as in the 2009 - 2010 flu season when both were administered, often at the same time. However, in the 2012 - 2013 flu season in the US, the swine flu vaccine is included in the seasonal flu vaccinations that are trivalent and one is quadrava ( Full Answer )

Will the H1N1 shot keep you from getting swine flu?

The H1NI vaccine SHOULD keep you safe. Still though, it is possible to contract it even if you have been vaccinated. The good new is that IF you do get it after you have been vaccinated, the symptoms will be very, very mild.

Is the Swine Flu shot worth getting?

yeah. The question is not getting the swine flu shot worth your life? The swine flu is like a regular cold if u get it it will clear up eventually. If u get the shot which has lead & other harmful stuff it will harm u later in life. Think about it they came up with the vaccine 2 soon

Where can you get the Swine Flu shot in AZ?

In the 2011-2012 Flu Season in the US, the swine flu A-H1N1/09 pandemic swine flu vaccine is included as one of the three types of flu viruses in the seasonal flu shot. So you don't have to get a separate vaccination this year for the swine flu as was needed in the 2009-2010 flu season. Check you ( Full Answer )

If you dont get the Swine Flu shot will you die?

You could, especially if you are among the high risk groups. See the related questions below for more information on the high risk groups such as those with pregnancy, asthma, etc. The death rate from the pandemic swine flu is lower than that of the seasonal flu, but younger and healthier people a ( Full Answer )

Why are Swine Flu shots bad for you?

because if you do get the swine flu vactionation it will higher the chances of dying because you did get the vactionation than if you didnt get it because all it really does to you is is make you throw up and half of the people that did die from the swine flu most likely already had a different sick ( Full Answer )

Can you get hepatitis C from swine flu shot?

One said "I DID in 1976 at fort Lenard wood Mo" A differing view is that The flu shot doesnt give you Hepatitus C but it does agrivate those who already have itt and makes it worse, which some might mistake for causing the disease...

Can the Swine Flu vaccine give you cancer?

Each individual may react differently to anything injected into their bodies and a triggering of cancer cell development is not impossible, however it would be very unlikely. Research of the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) tracks the side effects and untoward reactions to the vaccines ( Full Answer )

How much does the swine flu shot cost?

In the US, the vaccine and supplies for the vaccination administration are provided free of cost by the government to anyone who wishes to have the vaccination, however, any private providers who administer the vaccinations may charge for their administration services. If you get it from one of the ( Full Answer )

Can you get the Swine Flu shot if you have TB?

It is usually not recommended to get a flu vaccination if you have an active infection. If your TB is active, then you should consult a physician to make the decision of the risks of each in your case.

How much money is the Swine Flu shot?

In the US, in the 2012 - 2013 flu season, some pharmacies are offering the annual seasonal vaccinations (which contain the swine flu vaccine again this year along with two other different types of flu vaccines), many at $25, such as Walmart and Kroger. The cost does vary, usually due to some places ( Full Answer )

Do you have to get the Swine Flu shot?

You don't have to get the swine flu shot in the US, unless you are a health care worker in some states that require it by law (such as NY). Other countries are requiring the vaccinations. It is highly recommended that anyone who can should get the A-H1N1/09, especially if you are in one of the gro ( Full Answer )

Can you get Swine Flu shot if you have flu like symptoms?

You should not get the flu shot if you have any illness that is causing a fever at the time of the shot. A fever indicates that your body is already working to get rid of some infectious-causing organism (or at least something that seems like one to your immune system). If your body is busy with ( Full Answer )

How long after the flu shot can you get the Swine Flu shot?

In the US for the 2010-2011 flu season, the vaccination will contain vaccines for the H1N1/09 Swine flu along with the other two flu viruses expected to be circulating. So only one flu shot will be necessary this time.

Can the swine flu nasal mist vaccination give you the swine flu?

Not if you are an otherwise healthy adult or child of the appropriate age because it contains only very weak virus particles that won't make you sick. It is not recommended for children under a certain age or for those with compromised immune systems, however, because there is a very small chance it ( Full Answer )

What should you do if you get a rash from the swine flu shot?

You should contact your doctor and tell them about your symptoms and exactly when you got the flu shot. You may have an allergy and they will need to let you know if you need anything to treat the rash other than over the counter medicines. Your doctor's office can give you advice on what medicine ( Full Answer )

Are people that are 10 getting the swine flu shot in the thigh?

Most children do get intramuscular injections in the thigh, but by the time they are 10, they probably are starting to get them in the upper arm like adults, depending on the amount of muscle mass they have and their over-all body size.

Does the swine flu shot make you sick?

Most flu vaccinations do not make many people sick. There are very few significant adverse reactions reported to the vaccine safety monitoring agencies and very rare deaths (usually from severe allergic reactions to the egg protein in the vaccines). Most vaccines give only mild soreness, redness and ( Full Answer )

If you get the shot does the shot give you the H1N1 flu?

No, the whole point of a vaccine is to protect us from the virus; boosting our immunity. The flu vaccine is made with either "dead" (inactivated) or "weak" (attenuated) viruses that can not give you the flu.

Why doesn't the Swine Flu shot work?

It does work. It just can have a bad reaction within a person though, although that happening with any pure vaccine is extremely unlikely. You might have mistaken the swine flu for the normal flu, and think it doesn't work. The symptoms are exactly the same (its really the same virus, except it spre ( Full Answer )

Where do you get your Swine Flu vaccination shot?

You can get it this flu season (2010-2011) any place you can get the seasonal "regular" flu shot (if you are in the US), since it is included with the standard flu vaccine this year, no separate vaccination is required like in 2009. There is no shortage of the vaccine. Places in the US that provi ( Full Answer )

Do you need a Swine Flu shot if you have had Swine Flu?

Every exposure to a flu virus will provide lifetime immunity against that exact type of flu in an otherwise healthy person, and so does exposure to the virus in the swine flu shot. However, a virus can mutate (change), even over a matter of weeks. It is possible, then, to get that new form of the ( Full Answer )

If you get the swine flu shot can you carry the swine flu?

If you are asking if the flu shot will give you the flu so you then can give it to others, then the answer is no. Flu shots are made from viruses that have been changed to be ineffective at causing flu infections, you will not get the flu from the flu shot. If you are asking if you can be a carri ( Full Answer )

Why do doctors give you flu shots?

Because when you get a certain type of flu shot i helps yourbody recognize it in a small dose so your antibodies are able tofight off the virus thus leaving your immune system strong againstthat certain type of flu, but if you don't get flu shots you riskyour immune system to weaken and your white b ( Full Answer )

Are Swine Flu shots really necessary?

The swine flu vaccine will be included in the seasonal flu shot in the US flu season of 2010-2011, so a separate shot won't be necessary this year. They are highly recommended by medical professionals. They are proven safe and effective over decades of use with very very low adverse incidents. Mo ( Full Answer )

Can you give a horse with the flu a flu shot?

In general, no - most veterinarians will not vaccinate a horsewith a fever because the immune system typically doesn't react aswell to the vaccine. It is usually better to wait until a few daysafter the fever breaks and the infection is resolved before givingvaccines.

Does the flu shot have swine ingredients?

No. The only animal product in the vaccine is egg or chicken protein remnants from the culturing process of the flu virus, and that is in microscopic amounts. See the related question for more information on the ingredients of the swine flu shot.

How do they give you the nasal shot for the flu?

The nasal forms of the flu vaccines are used as an aerosol mist that you sniff, there is no shot or needle involved. They squirt it up your nose, and then the stuff goes down your throat. It's great if you hate shots, but you taste it all day down the back of your throat.

Can a Mexican take the swine flu shot?

Yes, just as anyone of any country of origin or citizenship can. Ancestry, culture, and ethnicity are not involved in the determination of who can and can't take the vaccination.

How do you give a flu shot in the butt?

You really should have formal training in this before attempting it. One reason is that in giving an injection in the buttocks, you must be very aware of the anatomy and location of various blood vessels and nerve bundles to avoid injury to the patient. Generally, intramuscular injections in the Glu ( Full Answer )