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A 46-year-old male asked:
Covid vaccine and autoimmune condition like hashimotos. will this cause issues with current immune system that is in overdrive, by way of a type i interferon response from the vaccine? im unsure if i should get the shot?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
6 viewsReviewed Feb 05, 2021
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Get the vaccine: Autoimmune conditions such as Hashimotos’ Thyroiditis are NOT contraindications to any of the COVID19 vaccines. In fact, there is some evidence that several autoimmune conditions (but not Hashimoto’s) may worsen the severity of COVID19 should you get it.
Urge you to get the vaccine as soon as you are eligible
6 viewsReviewed Feb 03, 2021
Last updated Feb 5, 2021
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