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Stirling Smith

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


Describe the symptoms and the timeline of the reaction.

First shot out of work sick for a week with bad flu like symptoms

Shot #2 (5/22) quarter size hives on my back, neck & chest

Shot #3 (9/22) out of work for 11 days, pneumonia. I now have an inhaler ( Albuterol)

Shot #4 (11/22) hospital for 3 days, kidney infection

Describe the solutions that helped your symptoms

No solutions helped. I rarely use the inhaler. I've had some sort of recurrent skin itch that happens the same time everyday. I got a topical benadrill (?) ointment that doesn't really work.

Which solutions were not helpful?

All of them

What would you like others to know?

My sister begged me not to get another shot because after each one the reaction got worse. I haven't gotten the 5th shot.
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