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Does Hepatitis vaccine cause Chronic Inflammatory

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Does Hepatitis B vaccine cause Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP)?Can't find a solid answer
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 9 months ago.

Dear customer,

Thanks for your question.

Basically there have been a few case reports of the development of CIDP after the administration of hepatitis B vaccine. However more studies are needed to establish a causal relationship. Based on the current evidence we cannot accept or reject a causal relationship between hepatitis B vaccine and CIDP.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK190035/

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
It says "The evidence is inadequate" for all the conditions, and doesn't say once "The evidence is adequate", so they don't know for sure.
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 9 months ago.

Yes they don't know for sure due to the lack of studies, that is the reason that it cannot be proved or disproved that there is a causal relationship between hepatitis B vaccine and CIDP.

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