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Pneumonia Vaccine

Pneumonia Vaccine

I got diagnosed in November 2017.Before treatment my CD count was 1000. Do I need to get vaccinated against pnemonia or just wait until my CD count increases a little? My doctors say pneumonia vaccination is not urgent for me. I think vaccination will drop my CD count.

A myHIVteam Member said:

my HIV DR. is my great friendand my gadian angel,,i've ben seeing him since he was a med student, well he was seeing me at the county health department to start with but that was inthe late 80s,dam i forgot what i was writing about, oh shots, yes i think it's every three years i get a Pneumonia shot and a flu shot every year as soon as they come in, town is about 7 miles away and unforgenatly it's a snowbird town,so you have to try not to touch doorknobs or anything like that, if i have a DR.s appt. and it's a small waiting room i usually stand outside of the door and the receptionests girls come get me, if im stuck in there and it gets crouded i'll have an anxiety attack and hallass out of there, i think i went overboard about shots,sorry,, i dont talk to many people not many close by

posted over 3 years ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

yes i would if i were you. i did.And so did my Husband and hes negenative

posted over 3 years ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

I got my first vaccination shot when my count was 156. that was 2008. i am due for another one this year. my last blood draw was (Phone number can only be seen by the question and answer creators) is around the normal range, so your body is strong enough to fight infections. though if you get sick, your cd4s will drop quicker than a healthy person.

posted over 3 years ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

Dear all, thank you for all your answers! I appriciate your answers.

posted over 3 years ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

Thanks a lot dear Xavier! I will get vaccine shot.

posted over 3 years ago
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