Wednesday, July 21, 2021

My Symptoms After Vaccination

MY SINOVAC JAB gave me these side effects after a couple of hours....

Hot flushes was felt, not the kind of fever I used to have.... my body just turned warmer than usual and it went off as soon as it came, nothing to be alarmed... 

The next day, I felt aches on my neck, collar bone and shoulders.... my chest was kind of congested, air flow was a bit difficult.  I was quite alarmed over the breathing which was not as normal as usual, I tried to take deep slow breaths as I thought it was due to anxiety attack again.  

After a week, I went back to my cardiologist, just a follow up visit since my hospital discharge.  He assured me that there is nothing wrong with my heart though my palpitations was a bit higher than normal in his clinic.  Who doesn't feel a bit anxious visiting the doctor?  Anyway.... he prescribed some medication for me.... 

It has been 13 days since my jab, I am still feeling not-so-normal as before yet though I can breathe normally now and my bone aches have subsided.... And to monitor myself at home, I bought a cheap-plug oximeter.... LOL...
My new toy I hold every now and then.... 
The first reading is oxygen level.... 
It should be around 90-100....
The second reading is the pulse rate.... 
Mine is always above 80 during the daytime...
And 70 plus when I really sit down and relax.... 
Before this vaccination, I never heard of this gadget...
Nowadays it is so commonly used....


7 comments:

  1. Good to hear from you again. Please take good care and monitor yourself carefully! Stay safe and healthy! 🙏❤️

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  2. My auntie collected her free oximeter from NTUC supermarket yesterday. Pray that the symptoms are just some mild symptoms, take care and stay safe!

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  3. Oh dear!!! Do take good care of yourself. Anything you feel that is not right, go and see your doctor right away. They know best. May God bless and protect you always.

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  4. Yes, the doctors have been recommending to have one of these oximeters. I have been hearing that the worse your side effects are, that means the vaccine is really working. I hope you feel back to normal soon!

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  5. Gosh. Stay healthy. Rest well. Only us know our own body well.

    2nd dose is even stronger. I did mine on Monday, so far okay. Get coconut juice and drink it after 2nd jab. It helps me. I dont feel anything other than sore arm and heatiness. Now it is 4th day, I am fine.

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  6. I had my second jab today. I feel like I might have a fever. I hope you are feeling better now.

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