A 69-year-old female asked:
After a flu shot in 2011 i had a temporary gbs reaction in my legs for four days. i have not had a flu shot since that reaction. is it safe for me to receive the covid-19 vaccination?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arnold Lentnekanswered
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
No: Know one really know (the trials were - for a vaccine - too short and too hurried to really find out). However, out of an abundance of caution, coronavirus vaccines (all) are contraindicated in those who have had prior GBS
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Psychiatry 26 years experience
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Last updated Feb 14, 2021
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