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vaccines in HIV neg who later becomes positive
Sep 21, 2013

hi doctor, what if a person HIV negative takes all the vaccines contraindicated for HIV positives (eg, for shingles and YF) and later himself become HIV positive unfortunately? would the diseases flare up for being live vaccines? regards.

Response from Dr. Young

Hi and thanks for posting.

This situation should be fine. Indeed, most people receive a battery of vaccinations before they become HIV infected. I wouldn't anticipate any problems.


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