Antinuclear antibodies (ANA) with mgus

Thanks @Willow for the clarification and I really apologise @helenfwallace for using initials, very naughty of me.
I have never had a Clinical Nurse Specialist either.
Look after yourselves both of you.

Hello @helenfwallace
If you are being monitored at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital (rather than your GP) then you should be allocated a Clinical Nurse Specialist or Key Worker that you can call upon to ask questions. In terms of vaccinations, from my understanding, you would be not be at a higher risk of shingles and pneumonia with your MGUS diagnosis. Of course it would always depend on individual circumstances.
The shingles vaccines is offered only to those from 70-79 years: Shingles vaccine overview - NHS and the Pneumonia vaccine is from 65 years and older Who should have the pneumococcal vaccine? - NHS
I would suggest asking your Consultant next time you visit for clarity and do call us if you need any support: How to contact Blood Cancer UK | Blood Cancer UK
Kind regards

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