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    Condition: Prevention of Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection
    11/30/2015 3:34:39 PM

    Reviewer: Shidohari, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I started coming down with cold symptoms the day after the shot. I feel better but i still have the cold. Also my left arm is still sore at the site of the injection. The swelling under the arm i got it in went down by the third day but not the soreness. I have type 2 diabetes which is why i was given my first shot at age 40 (which i am now). I have a somewhat decent pain tolerance so i und ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Prevention of Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection
    11/28/2015 5:12:45 PM

    Reviewer: maylynn2000, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I noticed a significant reaction three days after the injection i.e., arm swollen the size of a baseball with redness, warm to the touch and moderate to severe pain. Arm was mild to moderately painful the first few days. The second day unusually tired. If it were not for the reviews I have read, would have gone to Urgent Care. Will try icing and continue regular exercise as I am able. Massage with ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Prevention of Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection
    11/1/2015 12:42:21 AM

    Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    OMG! The injection site is SOOOOOOOO painful and I regret getting the vaccine!

    Condition: Prevention of Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection
    10/25/2015 3:33:40 PM

    Reviewer: boomerchloe, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I am 50 and have asthma, so was offered the P23 shot. WOW, I wish I had said no. I got the shot at 7am on 10/22, and within 8 hours I began running a fever of over 100 degrees, sore throat, sniffles and my arm was in SEVERE pain. Three days later I am feeling a little better, but arm is still really sore. I probably would not recommend this shot.

    Condition: Prevention of Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection
    10/20/2015 9:40:43 PM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Extreme arm pain!! Feels broken, can't hardly move it. Got the flu shot in the other arm and no pain, for reference. This is too much.

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