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Can I get vaccines if I have lupus?

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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Yes

Dead virus vaccines such as the flu vaccine are safe.
However live vaccines such as the shingles or yellow fever vaccines have higher risk and depend mostly on what immunosuppresive agents you are taking for your disease, speak with your doctor before getting any vaccines.

In brief: Yes

Dead virus vaccines such as the flu vaccine are safe.
However live vaccines such as the shingles or yellow fever vaccines have higher risk and depend mostly on what immunosuppresive agents you are taking for your disease, speak with your doctor before getting any vaccines.
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