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Can hepatitis b, tb, or other vaccination stimulate latent psoriasis or any other autoimmune disease that runs in the family?

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Many mds hesitate to vaccinate patients (pts.
) with inflammatory and autoimmune disease for fear of triggering flares of disease or because of possible contraindications with the meds pts. Take. In reality, it is quite uncommon. Hepatitis b and injectable seasonal flu vaccines are fine. The primary precaution/contraindication is giving live or attenuated vaccines (e.g. Tb) to immunosuppressed pts.

In brief: See answer

Many mds hesitate to vaccinate patients (pts.
) with inflammatory and autoimmune disease for fear of triggering flares of disease or because of possible contraindications with the meds pts. Take. In reality, it is quite uncommon. Hepatitis b and injectable seasonal flu vaccines are fine. The primary precaution/contraindication is giving live or attenuated vaccines (e.g. Tb) to immunosuppressed pts.
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