Yes, it is. The small reaction and temporary symptoms you might have from the vaccine are preferable to the potential devastation of a bout with the flu. Here it was recommended that we get both the seasonal flu vaccine and the H1N1.
However, you should not have any vaccine within about 2 weeks of steroids. This is because the steroids will likely prevent your immune system from making protective antibodies from the vaccine and you will not be protected.
A flu shot is NOT a live virus and you will be fine getting one. You would be in more trouble if you actually avoided the vaccine and got the flu. A fever would increase symptoms and the flu itself could send your immune system into hyperdrive and an exacerbation.
DO NOT get a nasal vaccine EVER if you are diagnosed with MS as this is a live vaccine.
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