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Should people that once had guillain barre syndrome get the flu vaccine?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Maybe

There is some association of guillian-barre syndrome with prior immunizations.
If the individual with this illness had it precipitated by influenza immunization, would avoid repeating this. If they had not been previously immunized it is not likely this would present a major risk in the future, and influenza can be a very bad illness.

In brief: Maybe

There is some association of guillian-barre syndrome with prior immunizations.
If the individual with this illness had it precipitated by influenza immunization, would avoid repeating this. If they had not been previously immunized it is not likely this would present a major risk in the future, and influenza can be a very bad illness.
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