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hep c and flu shots

Will a flu shot affect my liver badly or is it safe for me to get a flu shot?

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663420_tn?1248680985
I have Hep C and took a recommended flu shot by my Doctor last week. I would say yes. Do it!
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584567_tn?1230769937
I just ask my GI's RN that question. She said if I wanted to fine. It certainly won't hurt. Your are also more prone to get the flu has hep c lowers your immune system. I am getting mine today.
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600092_tn?1219845616
Ditto.  My NPC recommended a flu shot also.  
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218977_tn?1230700972
For those of you on treatment: do not have a flu shot until you check with your medical provider. I was on the Prove 3 telaprevir clinical trial late last year and was told by my attending physcian that I could not have the shot until EOT (end of treatment). They did not want to take the chance of contaminating the trial results.
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691935_tn?1282008141
flu shot was recommended by my gastro but I agree with VXman - always check.  Besides it should got into your chart.
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