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Eve Poythress

First Dose of Pfizer on 02/26/2021

Second Dose of Pfizer on 03/18/2021


45 yrs old

Q: What was your life like before you got the vaccine?

I used to be able to workout often and lead a healthy and pain-free lifestyle.

Q: What was your reaction, symptoms, & timeline?

I suffered hives and a blistering rash at my Pfizer Covid Vaccine site, after the first shot. I reported it to VAERS (Vaccine Adverse Effects Reporting System). I was directed to take Benadryl for relief, until it cleared.

I was cleared to take the 2nd dose, and the next day after, I had severe fatigue, fever, and could not walk from debilitating joint pain. I was down for 3 days. I also reported these additional adverse events to VAERS. I was diagnosed with Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, resulting from the allergic reaction I had from the Covid vaccine. These symptoms tend get worse the week before and during my period. I reported my symptoms to my OBGYN, and he said that others are experiencing the same symptoms as me, but there isn’t anything he can do to treat me and to follow up with my PCP. My primary care doctor diagnosed me with vaccine syndrome and allergic reaction to the Covid vaccine.

I am also experiencing long Covid brain fog and now have issues with my attention span and completing tasks that require great detail. This is becoming an issue with work and school, because I am required to draft a lot of legal briefs and motions.

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