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Are people with arthritis more susceptible to complications from the flu?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes.

Either your inflammation from arthritis, or the meds you are on, tend to make flu worse.
Get a shot asap. Even "mild" flu is miserable. Why chance it?

In brief: Yes.

Either your inflammation from arthritis, or the meds you are on, tend to make flu worse.
Get a shot asap. Even "mild" flu is miserable. Why chance it?
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Some times

You know the flu is a virus it could affect any place in the body and joints are no exceptions, the healthy joints are more enduring than the sick joints which have arthritis?

In brief: Some times

You know the flu is a virus it could affect any place in the body and joints are no exceptions, the healthy joints are more enduring than the sick joints which have arthritis?
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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