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bluegardenia

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response to vaccine
« on: May 24, 2021, 03:49:38 PM »
hi, I live in Italy where  more than half of the population still is not vaccinated. I do not see here many comments about the reactions to vaccine by Sjogrens around the world. Anybody wants to say something? thanks
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Re: response to vaccine
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2021, 04:50:39 PM »
Hi there!!

It's so political here in the USA that some of us have to bite our tongues when discussing this. I could give you an earful of information, but I might get thrown off of the forum.

Feel free to message me if you like.
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Re: response to vaccine
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2021, 04:14:48 AM »
I had no reaction at all.
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Kathy57

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« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2021, 08:53:14 PM »
Blue,

I had the Johnson and Johnson vaccine and really had no issues.  I will tell you that I feel an extreme sense of relief to be vaccinated!  My husband is on meds for a cancer trial and he is vaccinated too.

I highly recommend it.  Stay safe and well!

Kathy

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Re: response to vaccine
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2021, 09:50:11 PM »
Hi,   I had Pfizer Covid-19 vaccinations.  The first one didn't seem to bother me.  The second, I still already had pneumonia and on antibiotics.  I had 101F temp, bone pain all night but it wasn't really that severe. It wasn't anything like having the flu or covid for sure.  Covid-19 nearly killed me.

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« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2021, 02:00:36 PM »
I had the pfizer vaccine and had no reactions.  Easy peasy!

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Re: response to vaccine
« Reply #7 on: June 05, 2021, 08:12:52 AM »
I had the Pfizer vaccine (2 doses). I had a reaction both times although the reaction after the first dose was stronger than after the second dose.  Fatigue, joint aches, felt feverish but no fever, headache. It's typical to have a reaction after any vaccine so I was not at all surprised or worried. I always get reactions after the flu vaccine and also any other vaccines I get.

The reaction is a sign that one's body is mounting a response. It's generally a positive development. 

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Re: response to vaccine
« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2021, 08:03:21 AM »
My husband and I received our Pfizer vaccines about a month ago. He is stage 4 cancer and had no issues with either shot accept a sore arm. I have Sjogren's and had a mild reaction the first shot (slightly swollen lymph nodes) but no problem with the second.
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Response to Pfizer vaccine
« Reply #9 on: June 18, 2021, 02:07:29 PM »
I had a bad reaction. I was off work for over 2 weeks.
I was feverish to  99.6 degrees. I had to stay in bed for 2 weeks, and missed work.
I had chest pain and severe fatigue.
If I knew all this, I would not have had the vaccine. It is not benign.
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