- Q What are common side effects of flu shots?
Dr. Howard LeWine, Internal MedicineThe more common side effects of flu shots (including H1N1) are: Soreness in the arm Mild aches and pains in your muscles A low grade fever Decreased energy level I often hear people say, "The flu shot always gives me the flu." The seasonal and H1N1 flu... Full Answer
- Q Does influenza type A affect children differently than adults?
Influenza type A affects children differently than adults. In children, the fever associated with influenza type A is likely to be higher, on average, than an adult's fever. In addition, children more often experience symptoms related to the... Full Answer