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can i get the flu shot if i take diamox

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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Sounds : Sounds like the flu shot worked for you children. Flu shots are recommended each year, unless there are medical contraindications, because the strain ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
FLU Shot: I agree with Dr. Funari. Each year the composition of the influenza vaccine is different depending on predictions of what strains will hit. Having i ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Get flu shots: Agree with Dr. Fowler, every one older than 6 months should get flu shot. Have a healthy diet, exercise, drink plenty of water, have safe sex, if you ... Read More

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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deanne Nyland
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Common cold: Good Morning, I dont believe there is any vitamin out there that will prevent sickness from the common cold or flu. Best prevention is to continue to ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: There is no confirmed evidence that it prevents infections.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Check with your doc: A seizure from a flu shot seems unusual. Are the doctors sure it was from that?? Someone like you would be at 'high risk' for the flu -so it would he ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Basics: The flu shot ( not the nasal vaccine) is dead material that cannot infect the fetus or otherwise alter development. Many OB's will avoid its use in th ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
You can but...: It's ok for you to get a flu shot but research shows they are surprisingly ineffective. Quoting the cochrane collaboration's research review "influen ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
As soon as available: The seasonal flu vaccine will be effective within 2 weeks of administration & last all season regardless of when obtained.My office crew & i got ours ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
16 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, moreover it is highly recommended.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Flu Shot: You can check site at: http://www.Cdc.Gov/vaccines/pubs/vis/downloads/vis-flu.Pdf. Having a poor immune system would be even more reason to become va ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
no sig interaction: No significant interaction.

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