Don't see your question? Ask it in our "Ask the Experts" forums! Who Should Get a Flu Shot? | Are Flu Shots Safe for People With HIV? | Flu Shots and HIV Testing | Avian FluSee also: FAQs About H1N1 (Swine) Flu Virus Who Should Get a Flu Shot? I don't have HIV. Is it safe for me to get both the regular and H1N1 flu shots at the same time? What if I did have HIV? I've started a course of antibiotics. Will this affect my flu vaccine? I had a reaction to a flu shot three years ago. Now my doctor is recommending another flu shot. What should I do? Should everyone with HIV get a flu shot? I have an undetectable viral load and a CD4 count of over 400. Should I get a flu shot? Should an HIVer who has not started HIV meds or has a low CD4 count get a flu shot? Are Flu Shots Safe for People With HIV? Could a flu shot reduce my CD4 count? Will getting a flu shot and forgetting to take my HIV meds lead to resistance? Can people living with HIV get a flu shot during the summer? Or should we wait until "flu season"? Do you recommend flu shots for people taking Atripla (efavirenz/tenofovir/FTC)? Could the seasonal flu vaccine or the H1N1 vaccine cause a viral load blip (slight to moderate rise) sometime after having one? Can HIV meds help fight the flu? Can a flu shot raise someone's lymphocyte count? Is getting a flu vaccine worthwhile for someone with HIV? Could getting the shot be dangerous, or is it just futile? What are the risks of getting a flu shot? I've read that getting a flu shot will make your viral load skyrocket. Is this true? If it is, does that mean that someone with HIV shouldn't get vaccinated? Could a flu shot affect my CD4 count? My father has AIDS. Should I get a flu shot, or could that harm my dad? Flu Shots and HIV Testing Was my false positive HIV test result due to my recent flu vaccination? Can having the flu or swine flu, or taking Tamiflu cause an indeterminate HIV test result? How long after receiving a flu shot should I wait to get an HIV test? How long should somebody wait to be tested for HIV after getting a flu vaccine? I had a flu shot almost two months ago. Could that shot cause a false-positive HIV test if I get tested for HIV today? Can a flu shot affect the results of an HIV test? Avian Flu How can people with HIV protect themselves from avian (or bird) flu? For frequently asked questions on other HIV/AIDS topics, click here.