What was your life like before you received the COVID-19 vaccine?
Describe the symptoms and the timeline of the reaction.
Rashes of several different unexplained variety appearing May 1 2022 located below elbows, on both hands, face and neck. Swelling of clavicle below neck on left side and rash on neck as well. Was treated with 40 mg of Zyrtec per day and 20 mg Pepcid for months, Finally resolved with 2 Dupixent shots given Aug and Oct. Dry eyes became intense and painful by August I was rolling on the floor with unbearable pain (cornea pain) and ophthalmologist gave me 2 weeks of steroid drops, xiidra (17 weeks) and punctual plugs. Finally Jan 2023 switched to Cequa (insurance would not approve till then) and autologous 20% drops and have had some small improvement but eyes are very dry level 4 no tears being produced. September finally diagnosed with SJOGRENS for dry eyes and mouth. GI issues being persistent from after the vaccine upper gastric but then by October 2022 non-stop burping . Endoscopy revealed chronic inflammation and gastric . Prescribed in Jan 2023 Baclofen to relax esophagus muscles.
Describe the solutions that helped your symptoms
Which solutions were not helpful?
What would you like others to know?
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