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Condition: Prevention of Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection
9/26/2009 10:51:10 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had extreme pain and swelling in my arm to the point I couldn't move it or use it to lift anything and woke up several times throughout the night in extreme pain that couldn't even be relieved by opiate pain meds. I iced it, I tried hot compresses, nothing helped. I also had a 101 fever from the vaccine. It has been 3 days and I'm still in severe pain but the fever is gone at least. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevention of Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection
9/23/2009 9:02:33 AM

Reviewer: Cobra, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Extreme Pain swelling in the arm inability to move right arm, injection site, inability to sleep, Feels like someone ripped the bone out of the socket, Fever and Nausea never take the medicine again

Condition: Prevention of Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection
9/18/2009 8:07:50 AM

Reviewer: Bleck, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The day after the injection my arm is still sore, and I begin running a fever, nausea, vomiting and slept for over 24 hours straight. Bruising easily day 3. Still sick with fever/nausea day 4. Sure hope it keeps me from getting pneumonia and makes it worth all this.

Condition: Prevention of Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection
9/2/2009 8:22:03 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Three days after I had a pneumovax injection, I began having a very strange symptom every night in bed, before going to sleep. Every minute or so, as I'm lying there, I feel a sudden jolt, much like an electric shock, that feels like it makes an arc through the middle of my brain. It lasts only about a second and strikes every minute or so, until I fall asleep. I've now had this symptom ev ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevention of Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection
8/30/2009 6:24:04 PM

Reviewer: vc293, Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Received shot on 8/26/09, Severe arm pain on night one. Develop a fever on day two 100-102, day three fever went to 103+, went back to doctor and my heart went into a-fib. Spent the day at the hospital. Now I'm on a lifetime heart drug. Day four fever finally broke. I a 49 year old male in great health and this is the first fever I've had in 15 years. I will never get a prevented shot fo ... Show Full Comment

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