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Q: Is Cortisone Injection A Contraindication To The Flu Vaccine

I got the cortisone shot two weeks ago. Is it okay to get the flu shot now?

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Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide
11/ 4/10 2:08am

I'm not aware of any problems with getting a flu shot two weeks after a cortisone injection.  If you're concerned though, give your doctor's office a call.  Your pharmacist or local Ask a Nurse line may also be able to tell you.

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By Lucky Iyen, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/24/10, First Published: 11/03/10