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    November 03, 2010
    Is Cortisone Injection A Contraindication To The Flu Vaccine
    Lucky Iyen Lucky Iyen
    November 03, 2010

    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
    November 04, 2010
    Karen Lee Richards
    Health Guide
    November 04, 2010

    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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