Vaccine reaction

Carol Taylor

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I haven't had mine yet... I have had COVID, and I think the WHO said it was quite rare catching it twice. My biggest concern is if I have the jab and won't be able to work - I will lose money as I am an agency worker if I am off sick
My family had it in March 2020, I was the person who passed it on to them from school. A ski trip came back from Italy feeling rough, coughing and jeering at the idea of Covid. My daughter in law is a respiratory specialist and has regular antibody checks. Her antibodies were not present in month 8 post illness. I am part of the schools research programme which began back in February. I was also negative for antibodies. One of her colleagues has had covid, both vaccines and still caught the delta variant last month. My husband had no ill effects from his vaccinations, I was a bit tired. I had my first in Feb half term, my second on a Friday after school.
 
I haven't had mine yet... I have had COVID, and I think the WHO said it was quite rare catching it twice. My biggest concern is if I have the jab and won't be able to work - I will lose money as I am an agency worker if I am off sick

I can understand the concern over loss of pay Jimbob, but the vast majority of people have not needed time off work after their vaccinations.
Getting covid twice is a lot more common than people think as well. I know two people who've had it twice, both confirmed with tests each time. My niece is 14 and both times she caught it at school and passed it on to the rest of the family at home.
There are always exceptions to the rule, but for the vast majority of us the benefits of the vaccine far outweigh the risks.
 
I can understand the concern over loss of pay Jimbob, but the vast majority of people have not needed time off work after their vaccinations.
Getting covid twice is a lot more common than people think as well. I know two people who've had it twice, both confirmed with tests each time. My niece is 14 and both times she caught it at school and passed it on to the rest of the family at home.
There are always exceptions to the rule, but for the vast majority of us the benefits of the vaccine far outweigh the risks.
Some of the people where I work had horrible reactions to the vaccine (severe headaches) but were still able to come in. I hadn't had mine and it worried me a bit but it was fine, a sore arm and feeling very slightly out of sorts, which may well have been all in my head.
 
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I've had my 1st pfizer one, and I had a rash all over the backs of my hands which lasted for about a week and a half and felt slightly 'out of it'. I had the jab on a Thursday afternoon and woke up on the Saturday morning (about 5am) with the rash. It was hives/little bumps type rash. I had no headache, no dead arm, no chills that I noticed.... just incredibly itchy hive covered backs of hands. Over the time that I had the rash, it got worse as the days went on (whether I scratched or not). I ended up having to go home early one day from work, to go to a walk in clinic just for them to say all they can do is give my hydro cortisone cream. It worked though. I will point out that I do have an allergy to penicillin and high intolerances to some other major antibiotics (I dread the zombie apocalypse!)

I am slightly worried what my reaction to my second pfizer jab will be, as I keep being told that people have very bad reactions to the second one rather than the first one.....but I've had this wonderful rash with the first one...so...
 
I can understand the concern over loss of pay Jimbob, but the vast majority of people have not needed time off work after their vaccinations.
Getting covid twice is a lot more common than people think as well. I know two people who've had it twice, both confirmed with tests each time. My niece is 14 and both times she caught it at school and passed it on to the rest of the family at home.
There are always exceptions to the rule, but for the vast majority of us the benefits of the vaccine far outweigh the risks.
a few people here have had it more then once as well.
 

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I had Az (it was before it got recalled for young people) The 1st night I was really really poorly, I was in so so much joint pain and if I would stretch out, it wouldn't help at all. I did fall asleep somehow, woke up at 1.30 and was sick on and off until 5am which I send my absent message as I was worried I would fall asleep and not said anything. One time my mum said I was being sick for 30 mins.

Only up to a few weeks ago, I had finally got over the jab as I was very tired and look white as a piece of paper, was sent for blood test which came back all clear and was told to have my 2nd one.
2nd one, I was much better apart from I had felt I had been hit by a bus in the morning so didn't come in.
 
I had Az (it was before it got recalled for young people) The 1st night I was really really poorly, I was in so so much joint pain and if I would stretch out, it wouldn't help at all. I did fall asleep somehow, woke up at 1.30 and was sick on and off until 5am which I send my absent message as I was worried I would fall asleep and not said anything. One time my mum said I was being sick for 30 mins.

Only up to a few weeks ago, I had finally got over the jab as I was very tired and look white as a piece of paper, was sent for blood test which came back all clear and was told to have my 2nd one.
2nd one, I was much better apart from I had felt I had been hit by a bus in the morning so didn't come in.
Always take care of yourself first. I can never understand those troopers who seem to think they might get a gold medal for coming into work... I mean, there is a reason for sick pay its for when we can't work!
 
I can understand the concern over loss of pay Jimbob, but the vast majority of people have not needed time off work after their vaccinations.
Getting covid twice is a lot more common than people think as well. I know two people who've had it twice, both confirmed with tests each time. My niece is 14 and both times she caught it at school and passed it on to the rest of the family at home.
There are always exceptions to the rule, but for the vast majority of us the benefits of the vaccine far outweigh the risks.
Some people do need time off work, and again, according to the WHO getting it twice is extremely rare? I've also known people who have had tested positive for COVID, but who have had family members get ill but have tested negative also, so yeah, it seems there are anomalies out there...
 
I've had my 1st pfizer one, and I had a rash all over the backs of my hands which lasted for about a week and a half and felt slightly 'out of it'. I had the jab on a Thursday afternoon and woke up on the Saturday morning (about 5am) with the rash. It was hives/little bumps type rash. I had no headache, no dead arm, no chills that I noticed.... just incredibly itchy hive covered backs of hands. Over the time that I had the rash, it got worse as the days went on (whether I scratched or not). I ended up having to go home early one day from work, to go to a walk in clinic just for them to say all they can do is give my hydro cortisone cream. It worked though. I will point out that I do have an allergy to penicillin and high intolerances to some other major antibiotics (I dread the zombie apocalypse!)

I am slightly worried what my reaction to my second pfizer jab will be, as I keep being told that people have very bad reactions to the second one rather than the first one.....but I've had this wonderful rash with the first one...so...
Aha! My eldest son had 2st jab last week. Sore arm & v tired. " days later had itchy rash on body. Gone now but he's still happy to have 2nd dose.
Going off topic a bit but he booked & got a local jab. My youngest son - same address- booked same day ( we are in NE London) & was given choice of Brighton or St Albans :laughing: He went for St Albans & thought he'd have a day out with his girlfriend! Said Brighton was a bit far.
V odd as everyone else I know that booked on same day was offered a local appt.
 
Still going for my second Vaccine on Saturday. I'm having the OAZ which is not MRNA, it's an adeno vector vaccine similar to all the others we have, tetanus, Hep C etc so I am not worried about being a human guinea pig.
As for saving the planet- I have no kids, am veggie and grow most of my own veg organically thanks to having an equine recycling machine. One of my fave pastimes is to empty all the bought fruit and veg from the plastic bags,nets and tubs in the supermarket and leave it behind as an anti-plastic protest. I have been confronted by store managers asking 'what the hell are you doing' several times.
Incidentally when I were a lass, back in the 70,s soft fruits came in little wooden punnets, fruit bags were made of string and supermarkets gave you free paper carrier bags and boxes to carry your shopping home in. aaah those were the days
 
Still going for my second Vaccine on Saturday. I'm having the OAZ which is not MRNA, it's an adeno vector vaccine similar to all the others we have, tetanus, Hep C etc so I am not worried about being a human guinea pig.
As for saving the planet- I have no kids, am veggie and grow most of my own veg organically thanks to having an equine recycling machine. One of my fave pastimes is to empty all the bought fruit and veg from the plastic bags,nets and tubs in the supermarket and leave it behind as an anti-plastic protest. I have been confronted by store managers asking 'what the hell are you doing' several times.
Incidentally when I were a lass, back in the 70,s soft fruits came in little wooden punnets, fruit bags were made of string and supermarkets gave you free paper carrier bags and boxes to carry your shopping home in. aaah those were the days
Me too :)
 

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This is a useful thread but keep it about your reactions to having the vaccine please, it seems to be going down a political/conspiracy rabbit hole which is not relevant to the original topic. Some of these posts will be removed.
 
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