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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   My daughter got a flu shot Thurs before last. She was runnung a fever of 103. We gave her motrin 5 hours later the fever came back and was 101.5. Is it related to the flu shot or chould I take her to the doctor
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
User :   should*
User :   She has had no other real symtoms other than sluggishness
Doctor :   was she sick before the flu shot?
User :   no
User :   she has not been sick at all
User :   even when she had the fever she has been walking arround and playing normally
Doctor :  
the fever will usually go off in 2 to 5 days
User :   so it is from the shot?
Doctor :   continue the tab mortin for 3 days
Doctor :  
if there is no improvement than you can see the doctor
Doctor :  
may be it is a mild reaction to the shot
User :   Will it be the same when she goes back to get the booster?
User :   Should I not get it?
User :   for her
Doctor :   yes get the booster
Doctor :  
dont miss it

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