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Lucia De Giovanni

Tagged with:Inflammation

What was your life like before you received the COVID-19 vaccine?

Very active, photographer, traveled, easily worked 10 hour days

Describe the symptoms and the timeline of the reaction.

On March 9, 2021, 1st vaccine. On March 30, 2021, second dose. One April 25, 2021, I had the heaviest period I have ever had, which lasted for 6 days. On August 27, 2021, UTI, along with heavy period. I am pre-menopausal, age 53, and hardly ever had a period which lasted more than one day in my normal life. I never had a UTI. On September 3, I received my third dose. On September 30, I had a very cloudy urine, and lower back pain started. On October 6, I developed ringing in my ear, congestion, no cold. On October 15, I started to develop neuromas on bottom of both feet, extremely painful to the touch, could't walk without pain for a few months. On December 8, the same congestion and ringing in my ear, no cold. On December 21, I had swelling (still present) in my left lower leg. ultrasound did not show blood clot. On January 11,2022 the pain in my lower back was so extreme, I had an MRI, mild degenerative disc disease, was sent home. Still extreme pain in my lower back. By end of January, I developed a lump in my neck. Ultrasound and biopsy in February showed thyroid nodules which grew out of nowhere to over 3cm. I am currently awaiting a full thyroidectomy. In February, I also started to have severe joint pain, mostly in my hands, elbows and knees. Ultrasound was clear of RA, but possible tendinitis, or some other form of inflammation. I WAS HEALTHY BEFORE THE VACCINES.

Describe the solutions that helped your symptoms

Nothing. I lay down in bed and am severely depressed.

Which solutions were not helpful?

Anti-depressants. My depression is because of loss of a normal, healthy life.

What would you like others to know?

I had severe, debilitating reactions to all doses of Pfizer. I was bed ridden for days, throwing up green foam every time I stood up, and every single injury I ever had in my life became painful again. It was as if the pain was traveling through injury spot to injury spot intermittently. The headaches were more than migraines, fever at 104 all three times. Could not stand up. I still feel awful and my body has not recovered. I can't work, or enjoy my life because of the constant pain.
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