A 41-year-old member asked:
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what are the side effects from having interferon shots?

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Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain: Local pain is the most common side effect.
Answered on Aug 25, 2012
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Many: There are many side effects, including flu-like symptoms, anemias, mood changes such as depression, and others. This is why you need to be checked out by an experienced professional before and during treatment.
Answered on Mar 21, 2015
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