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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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I got my high dose flu shot on 10/26/18 and

I got my high dose flu shot on 10/26/18 and a few days I noticed that I am experiencing muscle ache all over my body which is not normal as I am very active at age 80. I am a little concerned because I am 80, that it might be something else.
It's not really that bad, but different for me.
Thu, 8 Nov 2018
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