" ...with an adrenal insufficiency ...be very bad. We have already had an ER visit compliments of a tummy bug going through the house. I don't do the flu vaccine, but am really considering it now b... "
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Hydrocortisone 783 Dexamethasone 70 Solu Medrol 29
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Adrenal Insufficiency & Flu
0.63% of the posts that mention Adrenal Insufficiency also mention Flu (65 posts)
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" ...is the best.. Most normal people have subclinical adrenal insufficiency while sick with cold/flu. for cold 60mg/day in ...immediately taper down for flu same thing but 100mg/day.... "
" I had the flu this past season and it ...for cortisol. Many CFS sufferers have adrenal insufficiency and any sort of physical ...as being sick with the flu, taxes the adrenals even more... "
" ...flu vaccine or pneumovax. My pulmonologist has to give me the go-ahead after viewing my lastest chest xray. As well, I was pulled off plaquenil because of it's immune-suppressing quality. They... "
" My son has been checked for adrenal insufficiency two years ago and everything ...symptoms that he has had since the flu have not gone away. How often should someone have their electrolytes checked "
" It sure does. I wish I'd known about this last winter when a flu virus whacked up against my hypo-adrenal condition and almost killed me. When I did become aware of the problem with low vitamin D... "
" Can kids get a flu shot at CVS or Target? ...little. I never got my kids flu shots this year, mainly because ...4:30. DD1 has asthma and adrenal insufficiency, and really needs the shot.... "
" ...hydrocortisone (similar to prednisone but on different dosages). Your wife might be able to handle the 10mg taper, but I wouldn't do it more often than every three - four days. Be very aware of... "
" ...flu again or whatever. I was tested for antibodies when I saw an endo & am primary. Addisons/adrenal insufficiency can be brought on by using steriods for other things. I had used high doses... "
" ...they have \"adrenal insufficiency\". You don't run around if you have real adrenal insufficiency. You lie ...crisis.\" I've had real full-blown primary adrenal insufficiency -- ...a bo... "
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