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I have to get an annual flu jab ... will I get a letter

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I have to get an annual flu jab ... will I get a letter saying I have to self isolate for 12 weeks?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Two for blood pressure, a statin, blood thinners and 2 tablets a day as I have ‘slight’ diabetes
JA: Is this consistent, or is there some fluctuation in blood pressure?
Customer: I have been on them since I had a stroke 7 years ago when I was 33
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I used to get bronchitis and bad chest infections when I was younger and I am allergic to penicillin
Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  neurosurg replied 11 days ago.

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No, you do not have to self isolate for 12 weeks after getting the flu vaccine.

Expert:  neurosurg replied 3 days ago.

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