Injection before going to Mexico?? Will this flare crohns??

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   Posted 12/15/2009 7:04 AM (GMT -7)   
Hope everyone is ok?
Iam going to mexico in March so need to arrange to have my injections done is there any injection you shouldnt have done with crohns or if you taking azathiprine or steroids?
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Age 22 Diagnosed with Crohns in 2006
Live in the UK

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   Posted 12/15/2009 7:26 AM (GMT -7)   
Most vaccines are dead viruses. I would check with your doctor and see what they say. Good luck!
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   Posted 12/16/2009 1:35 PM (GMT -7)   
I just returned from a cruise to Mexico.  about 4-6 weeks before leaving I got the flu shot, H1N1, and a pnemonia shot.  I had no problems with them.  The virus's are not live so there should not be any side effects except maybe a little irritation at the injection site.
You should get your innoculations at least 3-4 weeks out so you build up your immunity.
Have fun!

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