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I've hade pleurisy (due to viral infections) three times the last three months. Will a flu shot help my situation?

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Dr. Luis Taylor
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: The flu shot

has been shown to prevent influenza virus infection but pleurisy is caused by other viruses as well.
So the vaccine may be helpful in influenza outbreaks.

In brief: The flu shot

has been shown to prevent influenza virus infection but pleurisy is caused by other viruses as well.
So the vaccine may be helpful in influenza outbreaks.
Dr. Luis Taylor
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