Liver Disease and Adult Vaccination
Vaccines are especially critical for people with health conditions such as liver disease.
If you have chronic liver disease, talk with your doctor about:
- Influenza vaccine each year to protect against seasonal flu
- Tdap vaccine to protect against whooping cough and tetanus
- Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine to protect against pneumonia and other pneumococcal diseases
- Hepatitis B vaccine series to protect against hepatitis B
- Hepatitis A vaccine series to protect against hepatitis A
- Zoster vaccine to protect against shingles if you are 60 years and older
- HPV vaccine to protect against human papillomavirus if you are a woman up to age 26 and a man up to age 21
- MMR vaccine to protect against measles, mumps, and rubella if you were born in 1957 or after and have not gotten this vaccine or have immunity to these diseases
- Varicella vaccine to protect against chickenpox if you were born in 1980 or after and have not gotten two doses of this vaccine or have immunity to this disease
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