A 41-year-old member asked:
Is it a good idea to take flumist if i have a minor mvp (mitral valve prolapse)?
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Pediatric Cardiology 23 years experience
No problem...: There is no danger of taking FluMist to this minor abnormality of your mitral valve. Flumist contains a live, weakened flu virus, so you should not take this form of the vaccine if you have a problem with your immune system. You should also avoid the flu vaccine if you have had a severe allergic reaction to eggs. Your heart should be just fine!
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Thoracic Surgery 47 years experience
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Pediatrics 47 years experience
Depends: In the 2017-18 flu season the protection rate from the flu mist is so bad that most centers do not recommend its use.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Is it possible that i receive flumist if I have a minor mvp (mitral valve prolapse)?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 45 years experience
Ok: Mvp is not a contraindication to receiving flumist.
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Last updated Mar 14, 2019
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