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Author Topic: High dose flu shot if HIV+?  (Read 1174 times)

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Offline 90024male

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High dose flu shot if HIV+?
« on: October 11, 2018, 12:52:08 pm »
Is it better for an HIV+ person to get the high-dose flu shot, or is the regular one just as effective?

Offline Jim Allen

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Re: High dose flu shot if HIV+?
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2018, 01:07:11 pm »
Welcome to the forum.

Are you living with HIV? What is your VL / CD4's like and have you started treatment yet?

Just a standard single flu shot is fine unless you're doctor has specified something otherwise... why do you ask?

We have a flu thread every year that includes links to additional information. https://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=70623.0

« Last Edit: October 11, 2018, 02:17:07 pm by JimDublin »
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Offline harleymc

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Re: High dose flu shot if HIV+?
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2018, 10:04:25 pm »
My doctors haven't recommended  higher dose flu shot like thy give to the 65+ yo crowd.


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