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A 40-year-old female asked:

My husband is truly allergic to neosporin. the flu shot apparently contains this. can he have a flu shot? he has never had one before.

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Unlikely: Neomycin will give mild local reaction , some vaccines like polio will have very small concentration , flue vaccine is cultivated from egg yolk , if you are allergic to eggs , may give reaction speak to your doctor.

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