What was your life like before you received the COVID-19 vaccine?
Describe the symptoms and the timeline of the reaction.
I recieved my 1st dose 3/12/21( My 2nd dosage was 4/12/21 and 3rd 11/23/21. ) and within 5 weeks started to have leg twitches that started to become left side nerve pain from hip to above knee. It started to gradually get worse. It takes a lot for me to go to a doctor. Therefore I didn't seek treatment until November 2021. By then the pain was pretty much constant but worse in the early morning and at night. I seeked help from my family doctor who referred me to a back and pain doctor, I regularly went to a chiropractor and now see a neurologist. I honestly thought I was going crazy with the symptoms I was having. All the doctor's were quick to dismiss my symptoms and tell me it was due to back pain.I even had cortisone injections but the pain remained. 4/18/22, I went to the ER thinking I was having a stroke. The nerve pain in my leg started to travel up to the entire left side to above my ear. My face/ head, feels like numbing crawling sensations with a pain that was similar to someone squeezing my brain. The hospital took a CT scan and it showed no signs of a stroke and left me with no answers to why I still continue to have this pain regularly from knee to head. I also experience light sensitivity and am not able to drive at night. There are times I have to wear sunglasses because the car light hurt my eyes. I had Covid on 6/27. this virus caused my nerve pain to get 1000% worse that it made me think that it can be all linked.
I had to include that I am originally from NJ and moved to Florida Feb2022. I was also delayed with going to the doctors because of the lack of time that comes with selling your house, packing, renting and finally finding a home in Florida. This is an attributing factor as to why I lived with the pain for 1 1/2 years and have always had lower back pain since my late 30's.
Describe the solutions that helped your symptoms
Which solutions were not helpful?
What would you like others to know?
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