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Gwynn Ritchey

First Dose of Pfizer on 06/01/21

Second Dose of Pfizer on 06/22/21

Leander, Texas

40 yrs old

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

Normal healthy 40 year old.

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

No reaction after 1st shot. 12 hours after 2nd shot it hit me like a ton of bricks. Immediately, I had to lay down. I was at a restaurant and had to leave to lay in the car. Was nauseous, headache, felt miserable. Slept for a solid 5-7 hours.

Q: What is your life like now, after getting the vaccine?

I have had issues since Sept. It all started with numbness in my lips, tongue, throat, extremities. Every test they can perform comes back as normal. The symptoms got really bad in Jan with an outbreak of hives.

Q: Share your experience with any medical care and any diagnoses you have received:

Feb 22, after seeing multiple doctors, my allergist finally connected the hives to my vaccine.

Q: Was your reaction reported, and what was the response?

Multiple doctors. Most of them brushed it off as “yeah that could be from the vaccine”…

Q: Is there anything that has helped, and have your symptoms improved?

Finally, doubling Zyrtec has calmed the histamine issue. Numbness has improved after trying some holistic solutions.

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