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Jkennedy85
Jkennedy85 Member Posts: 4
edited 28. Nov 2023, 14:09 in Living with arthritis

Just dropping a message to say hello.

I was diagnosed with Stills disease with inflammatory arthritis back in August 2021 after unfortunately suffering an autoimmune reaction to the AstraZeneca vaccine.

Happy to share information about my diagnosis and symptoms.

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  • SharminB
    SharminB Moderator Posts: 90
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    Hi @Jkennedy85

    Thank you for your post and welcome to our online community!

    And thank you for being open to sharing your experiences with us.


    Best wishes,

    Sharmin 😊

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  • Loggiemod
    Loggiemod Member Posts: 229
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    Hi @Jkennedy85 and good to see you here. I was lucky and had no side effects but I know there ae others who posted on having side effects. I guess we are all different. Stay safe

  • stickywicket
    stickywicket Member Posts: 27,726
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    If you read some posts on the Coronavirus forum here you'll see quite a lot of people with autoimmune forms of arthritis have had reactions to one vaccine or another - usually, I think, those who have only relatively recently been diagnosed. I wish you better luck with future boosters. I'm soon to have my 6th and my only problems have been raised BP with the Pfizer. Nothing with AZ.

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