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A 34-year-old female asked:

Please help! not sure if i should get the flu shot - im anti-ro/ssa positive! read that flu vaccinations can cause development of more autoantibodi. ?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Stop worrying: Immunizations often briefly enhance antibody production generally so a "new" one might be detected. That's all. Be glad for the protection the flu shot provides
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 62 years experience
Flu: Ask your treating physician to advise on this Good Luck

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