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Effect of getting a smaller dose of the flu vaccination ?

  When the Dr. gave me my flu shot a lot of the dose flowed down my arm. My suspicion is that the Dr. didn't leave the needle in long enough and pulled it out too soon . I don't know how much vaccine went inside me and how much was lost that flowed down my arm. Am I still protected even if I didn't receive the entire dose because I don't know how much was lost ? Should I get the vaccination one more time somewhere else ? This Dr. was in such a hurry that I might not be protected from the flu now ?
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973741 tn?1342342773
I just had a flu shot this week and I tell you, one plunge and done.  It doesn't take long to get the shot.  Literally a second.  I would guess you got the full dose. That's typically regulated and it would have to be a very unethical doctor to not give you the full dose. The speed of how long the shot took doesn't factor though because it IS super fast to get it.  
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3191940 tn?1447268717
It's really hard to say exactly what happened, and whether you received enough to be effective.   It won't hurt to get an additional vaccine - just wait a couple of weeks after the first administration before you do.
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