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Write-up: Initial and follow-up information has been received from a nurse practitioner concerning a 60 year old white female cigarette smoker (40 cigarettes per day) with hypothyroidism who on 30-OCT-2006 was vaccinated, into the right "glute" with a first dose of HPV (lot # 653978/0955F). Concomitant therapy included levothyroxine Na (SYNTHROID). On 04-NOV-2006 the patient experienced stiff neck, myalgia, mild chills, sweats and temperature of 101. On 06-NOV-2006 the patient experienced enlarged cervical lymph nodes. Subsequently, the patient recovered. It was reported that the patient thought that she had the flu. On 12-JAN-2007 the patient was vaccinated, into the right "glute" with a second dose of HPV (lot # 654389/0961F). On 17-JAN-2007 the patient experienced stiff neck, myalgia, mild chills, sweats and temperature of 101. On 19-JAN-2007 the patient experienced enlarged cervical lymph nodes. The nurse practitioner felt that the patient had an "exaggerated immune response." At the time of the report, the patient''s stiff neck and myalgia and mild chills and sweats and temperature of 101 and enlarged cervical lymph nodes persisted. The patient refused her third vaccination. No further information is available.
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