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This Doctor Wants You to Avoid Alcohol After You Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine — Here’s Why – POPSUGAR

Alcohol could accelerate an allergic reaction to the COVID-19 vaccine, so a doctor suggests you avoid it for at least a day out of an abundance of caution.

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Some experts are debating whether you should avoid alcohol before and after you get the COVID-19 vaccine because of how it might impact your immune response. But one doctor we spoke to offered a different reason you might want to skip the drinks around the time of your vaccination: alcohol could increase the likelihood that you have a reaction to the vaccine. Here’s more on that connection.
Purvi Parikh, MD, an immunologist and allergist with Allergy & Asthma Network, told POPSUGAR that “alcohol…

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