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    Condition: Prevention of Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection
    10/10/2015 10:02:55 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Very, very SEVERE arm pain!!! I've been shot in the Vietnam War but the bullet was way less painful than this!!

    Condition: Prevention of Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection
    9/24/2015 3:36:47 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I got pneumonia and have never been so sick in my entire life, and I am almost 61 yrs old. Decided to get the pneumonia vaccine to hopefully stave off every having pneumonia again. My arm woke me up from a sound sleep very, very sore. It feels like I was kicked in the arm by a horse. Did some research as I never have issues with vaccines, and found this page. HOPEFULLY this is as bad as it ge ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Prevention of Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection
    9/18/2015 7:05:20 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My wife and I both had the injection the same day. Within 2 hours the arm pain began. For 7 days both of us were in severe pain and basically could not use our arms. Finally after 10 days, the pain subsided.

    Condition: Prevention of Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection
    8/18/2015 9:26:04 PM

    Reviewer: Sirg0rd, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Appx 48 hrs after vaccination ...low grade fever and arthralgia... after72 hrs, nasal congestion,cough and low grade fever... flu like symptoms persist after day 3. Very uncomfortable, arthralgia predominant.

    Condition: Prevention of Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection
    8/18/2015 2:45:52 AM

    Reviewer: Romy , 35-44 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Severe arm pain. My son barely bumped my arm and I was in tears!!!

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