A 50-year-old member asked:
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is it possible that i receive flumist if i have a minor mvp (mitral valve prolapse)?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Ok: Mvp is not a contraindication to receiving flumist.
Answered on Aug 15, 2015
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Dr. Nadia Ghattas
47 years experience Pediatrics
Flumist is recommended for healthy individuals age 2-45 years old, contraindicated for diabetics, asthmatics & any One with immune compromise.
Aug 15, 2015

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