First Dose of AstraZeneca on 02/06/21
Birmingham, United Kingdom
20 yrs old
Q: What was your life like before you got the vaccine?
Battling blood cancer, but I enjoyed living life going to the gym, wine bars, and drinking at the beach.
Q: Would you like to share your reasons for getting vaccinated?
I was told by a GP, I had to protect the NHS who was putting themselves at risk for me.
Q: What was your reaction, symptoms, & timeline?
Neutropenia, sepsis, and double drop foot, struggle to stand, walk far, etc.
Q: What is your life like now, after getting the vaccine?
It’s been life changing, I struggle with stairs, the weight gain is hard. Prolonged standing is hard and cannot wear high heels.
Q: Share your experience with any medical care and any diagnoses you have received:
My local hospital started to give me physio intensive support and I am still receiving physio today!
Q: Was your reaction reported, and what was the response?
Adverse yellow card scheme and confirmed by doctors.
Q: Is there anything that has helped, and have your symptoms improved?
A little with help from physio.
Q: Have you had Covid before?
Q: What do you wish others knew?
I regret touching it. My mom begged me to speak to my hospital team too.
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