Hello everyone - just a quick post to ask if anyone has had an adverse reaction to the flu jab given to over 65s this year? I have just had a very unpleasant and painful reaction to the flu jab with pain but more than anything extreme heat in my shoulders, elbows, wrists and finger joints. Have discussed this today with rheumatology nurse and she agrees with me the flu jab was probably to blame for this extreme reaction by my immune system. I was already suffering a flare and am awaiting rituximab treatment but she had given me a depo injection but that and the methotrexate dosage made no difference to this inflammation following the jab. Thankfully it resolved and started to get better after 4 to 5 days but just wondering if anyone else has had this reaction and if so what if any action did they take?
over 65 flu jab - bad reaction: Hello everyone - just a... - NRAS
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