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is it possible that the flu shot cause neutropenia?

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No: The flu shot would not cause that. A viral infection can cause transient neutropenia.

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Can the flu shot cause neutropenia?

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
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?: I don't think that the list of se includes neutropenia but someone who has neutropenia should not receive the vaccine.

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