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Can you have flu shot while wheezing?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: A/W Dr. Zacharisen

Sneezing - yes. Wheezing - no.

In brief: A/W Dr. Zacharisen

Sneezing - yes. Wheezing - no.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Treat wheeze first

The common cold and other minor illnesses are not contraindications to receiving the influenza vaccine.
However, wheezing (as can occur in asthma and other lower respiratory illnesses) is a serious matter and should be addressed and treated.

In brief: Treat wheeze first

The common cold and other minor illnesses are not contraindications to receiving the influenza vaccine.
However, wheezing (as can occur in asthma and other lower respiratory illnesses) is a serious matter and should be addressed and treated.
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
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