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VAERS ID: 288458 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age: 19.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Texas  
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 2007-08-17
   Days after onset:11
Entered: 2007-08-20
   Days after submission:3
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Abdominal pain, Blood thyroid stimulating hormone normal, Diarrhoea, Full blood count normal, Nausea, Vomiting
SMQs:, Acute pancreatitis (broad), Retroperitoneal fibrosis (broad), Pseudomembranous colitis (broad), Gastrointestinal nonspecific symptoms and therapeutic procedures (narrow), Noninfectious diarrhoea (narrow)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? Yes
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? Yes
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: OVCON
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: Cholecystectomy
Diagnostic Lab Data: complete blood cell 08/07/07 normal; serum TSH 08/07/07 normal
CDC Split Type: WAES0708USA01429

Write-up: Information has been received from a registered nurse concerning a 19 year old female patient with a history of cholecystectomy (FEBRUARY 2005) and no allergies who on 06-AUG-2007, was vaccinated IM with a first 0.5ml dose of Gardasil (Lot # 658282/0929U). Concomitant therapy included ethinyl estradiol/norethidrone (OVCON). About 2 hours after receiving the vaccine, the patient experienced severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. The patient stated that the area that hurts was about 2 inches from her belly button. The patient was prescribed atropine sulfate (+) diphenoxylate hydrochloride (LOMOTRIL) and promethazine hydrochloride (PHENERGAN). It was reported that the next day the patient called the office and her stomach pain had gotten worse. On a scale of 1 to 10 the patient felt her pain was a six. Laboratory diagnostic studies given on 07-AUG-2007 included a CBC and a thyroid study. Both were reported as normal. The patient no longer has diarrhea but was still experiencing nausea and vomiting. The outcome of severe abdominal pain was unknown. No product quality complaint was involved. Severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea were considered to be disabling. Additional information has been requested.

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