Both rheumatoid arthritis and RA treatment can increase your risk of complications from the flu. That’s why it’s so important for people with RA to get a flu vaccine, says Purvi S. Parikh, MD, of NYU Langone.
Learn more about the risks of getting the flu if you have rheumatoid arthritis: https://www.everydayhealth.com/rheumatoid-arthritis/living-with/flu-dangerous-when-you-have-rheumatoid-arthritis/
Learn more about the flu shot: https://www.everydayhealth.com/flu/talking-flu-shots-your-questions-answered/
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