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Elizabeth Strauss

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

very healthy, active

Describe the symptoms and the timeline of the reaction.

8/4/23 – allergic reaction to dog (wheezing, coughing, congestion) I had been exposed to previously 8/31/23 – after being home for 10 days, respiratory infection, anemia, fever for 4 weeks (over 100 degrees for 2 weeks and up to 100.6; over 99 for 2 weeks) Very tight jaw, could not open my mouth wide enough for big spoon, hurt when I chewed Oct. 2023 – stiffness: neck, then hips, then knees Jan. 2023 – frozen shoulder(s) 2/20/23, 3/1/23– 3/4/23 – nose bleeds 3/10/23 - Giant Cell Arteritis with Polymyalgia Rheumatica presentation diagnosis (start prednisone 60 mg 3/11/23) 3/23/23 - chest pain – myopericarditis

Describe the solutions that helped your symptoms

prednisone colchicine lisinopril actemra infusions

What would you like others to know?

I don't know if vaccine set off auto immune reaction, but no one in my family has had any such symptoms and I was very healthy prior to vaccines.
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