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Can someone with an egg allergy get a vaccine?
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Dr. Javier Chinen
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma
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In brief: Yes
Flu vaccine is produced in eggs.
The last flu pandemics have taught us that the amount of egg protein in flu vaccines is negligible for most egg allergy patients; however desensitization or dose challenge is recommended for those with severe reactions as a precuationary measure.

In brief: Yes
Flu vaccine is produced in eggs.
The last flu pandemics have taught us that the amount of egg protein in flu vaccines is negligible for most egg allergy patients; however desensitization or dose challenge is recommended for those with severe reactions as a precuationary measure.
Dr. Javier Chinen
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Dr. Alyson Simpson
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
Agree.
Patients with egg allergy receive most immunizations in their pediatrician's office including MMR vaccine. There are, however, some vaccines that contain egg such as the flu vaccine and yellow fever vaccination. For the flu vaccine, we generally recommend that an egg allergic individual be evaluated by an allergist prior to administration and determine a plan based on an individual basis.

In brief: Depends
Agree.
Patients with egg allergy receive most immunizations in their pediatrician's office including MMR vaccine. There are, however, some vaccines that contain egg such as the flu vaccine and yellow fever vaccination. For the flu vaccine, we generally recommend that an egg allergic individual be evaluated by an allergist prior to administration and determine a plan based on an individual basis.
Dr. Alyson Simpson
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