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Found 793 cases where Vaccine is COVID19 and Symptom is Facial asymmetry or Facial discomfort or Facial dysmorphism or Facial nerve disorder or Facial neuralgia or Facial palsy or Facial paralysis or Facial paresis



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VAERS ID: 912198 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 51.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Tennessee  
Vaccinated:2020-09-15
Onset:2020-12-03
   Days after vaccination:79
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-29
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH - / 2 LA / -

Administered by: Unknown       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Facial paralysis, SARS-CoV-2 test negative
SMQs:, Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Hearing impairment (broad), COVID-19 (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications:
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: Medical History/Concurrent Conditions: Food allergy (allergy to some foods)
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: Test Date: 20201130; Test Name: Nasal Swab; Test Result: Negative
CDC Split Type: USPFIZER INC2020500138

Write-up: Bell''s Palsy; This case has been considered invalid as non-serious event was not reportable in clinical study. This is a report from an interventional study. A 51-year-old female non-pregnant subject received blinded therapy (BNT162; PLACEBO) first dose on 24Aug2020 at 13:15 and second dose on 15Sep2020, via an unspecified route of administration on left arm at single dose for COVID-19 immunization. Medical history included allergy to some foods. No other vaccine in four weeks and no other medications in two weeks. The subject experienced bell''s palsy on 03Dec2020 which considered as non-serious by investigator. Clinical course was as follows: on 03Dec2020, the subject had a diagnosis of bell''s palsy post 2nd vaccine. The subject had no COVID prior vaccination. A nasal swab post vaccination on 30Nov2020 was negative. After visit 3 (13Oct2020), the subject reported the Bell''s Palsy. She went to her doctor, but mot hospitalized. The investigator did not think this was an SAE and was not considered life threatening. The action taken in response to the event for blinded therapy was not applicable. Event treatment included an unspecified medication. The outcome of the event was not recovered. The investigator assessment with blinded therapy, concomitant drugs and clinical trial procedure not reported. Follow-up (21Dec2020): New information received from site included: updated report type, patient ID, event seriousness (non-serious).


VAERS ID: 912199 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 45.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Indiana  
Vaccinated:2020-12-18
Onset:2020-12-18
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-29
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EK5730 / 1 LA / -

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Facial discomfort, Fatigue, Headache, Insomnia, Mobility decreased, Pain in extremity, Pruritus
SMQs:, Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Parkinson-like events (broad), Hypersensitivity (broad), Tendinopathies and ligament disorders (broad), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications:
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: Medical History/Concurrent Conditions: Allergic reaction to antibiotics; Allergy; Anxiety; Asthma; Depression; Food allergy; Migraine; Polycystic ovarian syndrome
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type: USPFIZER INC2020505001

Write-up: Headache for 4 days now; 10 hours post vaccination, patient''s entire arm (not injection site) hurt horribly, unable to lift; 10 hours post vaccination, patient''s entire arm (not injection site) hurt horribly, unable to lift; At times her face will feel tight; 30 min post starting itching very bad; Have experienced insomnia since the injection, followed by exhaustion; Have experienced insomnia since the injection, followed by exhaustion; eyes itch and have been red; eyes itch and have been red; This is a spontaneous report from a contactable nurse. A 45-year-old female patient received BNT162B2 (PFIZER-BIONTECH COVID-19 VACCINE, lot number: EK5730), via an unspecified route of administration (left arm) from 18Dec2020 09:45 at a single dose for COVID-19 immunization. Medical history included migraine, depression, anxiety, allergies, poly cystic ovary syndrome, asthma, different food allergy and sensitivity to all antibiotics. It was reported that 30 min post vaccination, patient started itching very bad and none of her allergy meds would calm it. Have experienced insomnia since the injection, followed by exhaustion. The itching decreases daily but even 10 hours post vaccination, patient''s entire arm (not injection site) hurt horribly, unable to lift. She had headache for 4 days now. At times her face will feel tight. She added that she has allergies and sensitivity to many medications/ environmental/ scents. Outcome of events was recovering. No treatment was received due to events. Follow-up attempts are completed. The following information on the batch/lot number has been obtained.


VAERS ID: 912245 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 44.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: California  
Vaccinated:2020-12-22
Onset:2020-12-22
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-29
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EL0140 / 1 LA / OT

Administered by: Unknown       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Ear pain, Facial discomfort
SMQs:

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: ; VITAMIN D3;
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions:
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type: USPFIZER INC2020508629

Write-up: 12 minutes after vaccination, pt experienced jaw discomfort on left side and sharp intermittent pain in L ear.; 12 minutes after vaccination, pt experienced jaw discomfort on left side and sharp intermittent pain in L ear.; This is a spontaneous report from a contactable pharmacist. A 44-year-old female patient received the first dose of bnt162b2 (PFIZER-BIONTECH COVID-19 VACCINE, Lot number: EL0140), intramuscular at the left arm on 22Dec2020 at a single dose for COVID-19 immunization. The patient medical history was not reported. The patient was not pregnant at the time of vaccination. Concomitant medications included baclofen, vitamin d3 and pitavastatin. The patient previously took tramadol and experienced drug allergies. On 22Dec2020, 12 minutes after vaccination, the patient experienced jaw discomfort on left side and sharp intermittent pain in L ear. The patient was not hospitalized for the events. It was unknown if patient receive any treatment for the events. The events were reported as non-serious. The patient has not received any other vaccines within 4 weeks prior to the COVID vaccine. Prior to vaccination the patient was not diagnosed with COVID-19. Since the vaccination, it was unknown if the patient has been tested for COVID-19. The outcome of the events was unknown.


VAERS ID: 912529 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 93.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Idaho  
Vaccinated:2020-12-29
Onset:2020-12-29
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-29
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (MODERNA)) / MODERNA 037K20A / 1 LA / IM

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Facial paralysis, Facial paresis, Fatigue
SMQs:, Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Hearing impairment (broad), Immune-mediated/autoimmune disorders (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications:
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: Parkinson''s; Heart Arrhythmia
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Weakness in the left side of face; and fatigue. 1112 am went to observe patient in her room. Laying in the bed with left side droopiness to face. Weakness on left side only, nurse taking care of her stated just happened. On observation it appears to be Bells Palsy reaction. No treatment at the time, Hospice nurse is to visit her today and check on her. Staff will check on her every 30 min for the next few hours and do a pulse oximeter check every hour for next few hours. 1205 second check on patient in room prior to staff leaving. Patient squeezed my hand and opened her eyes on command. Pulse saturation was 95 per staff. Patient resting comfortable with no signs of trouble breathing.


VAERS ID: 912592 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 39.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: California  
Vaccinated:2020-12-28
Onset:2020-12-28
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-29
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (MODERNA)) / MODERNA - / UNK RA / SYR

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Facial paralysis, Feeling hot, Headache, Hypoaesthesia, Immediate post-injection reaction, Pain, Swelling face
SMQs:, Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Angioedema (narrow), Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Hearing impairment (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Prozac (Fluoxetine) 10mg, 1 tablet per day
Current Illness: none
Preexisting Conditions: none
Allergies: none that I know of
Diagnostic Lab Data: none
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: numbness on my right foot right after the injection ( it went away) 30 min after swelling of right side of my face and droopy right eye ( swelling went away but my eye is still droopy) little body pain, head ache and body felt warm ( took Tylenol and it all went away). I''m just a little worried about my eye. Not sure how long it will take this to go away. I didn''t take any allergy med because I''m not sure if I can.


VAERS ID: 912643 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 38.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: California  
Vaccinated:2020-12-28
Onset:2020-12-28
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-29
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EK5730 / 1 LA / IM

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Ageusia, Asthenopia, Discomfort, Facial discomfort, Glossitis, Head discomfort, Headache, Hypoaesthesia, Hypoaesthesia eye, Hypoaesthesia oral, Oropharyngeal pain, Paraesthesia oral, Stomatitis, Throat irritation, Tongue discomfort
SMQs:, Severe cutaneous adverse reactions (broad), Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Taste and smell disorders (narrow), Oropharyngeal conditions (excl neoplasms, infections and allergies) (narrow), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Corneal disorders (broad), Hypersensitivity (broad), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? Yes
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations: trigmeinal neuritis left side of face-numbness symptom from influenza vaccine a few years ago
Other Medications: Loryna OCP, Zyrtec, MVI, Qnasl nasal spray, Valtrex
Current Illness: none
Preexisting Conditions: acne, environmental allergies, recurrent oral herpes simplex
Allergies: sulfa, environmental allergies
Diagnostic Lab Data: N/A
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: 5-10 minutes after vaccine got mild numbness/heaviness feeling corner of left side of mouth (very pinpoint without migration) that 1-2 hours after vaccine progressed to similar feeling on lateral left side of face and corner of left eye-no motor weakness in face, facial drooping or clinical change in sensation on palpation of skin, intermittent gritty/sandy feeling on tongue/mouth that started about 30 minutes or so after received the vaccine. Intermittent very mild scratchy/sore throat that start 30+ minutes after vaccine, frontal pressure-like headache-forehead/temples/cheeks on face-started within about 30 mins-1 hr of getting vaccine-can get extremely strong at times. Approximately 12-14 hrs after vaccine got tingling/burning sensation on tongue with complete 100% loss of taste that was transient and 1-2 hours after started has slowly been improving and taste is slowly returning since then. no loss of smell. no tongue swelling or throat closing up sensation. all symptoms improve with taking over the counter antistamines-Zyrtec or benadryl, but haven''t resolved yet. all symptoms overall mild (except headache at time) and are waxing and waning in severity (including headache) the entire time since receiving the vaccine. I feel completely fine otherwise.


VAERS ID: 912735 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 49.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Louisiana  
Vaccinated:2020-12-28
Onset:2020-12-28
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-29
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (MODERNA)) / MODERNA 037K20A / 1 LA / IM

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Facial paralysis, Flushing
SMQs:, Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Hearing impairment (broad), Hypersensitivity (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Unknown
Current Illness: Unknown
Preexisting Conditions: Unknown
Allergies: Unknown
Diagnostic Lab Data: N/A
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: 12/28/2020 flushed neck to face and R side face paralysis (duration for 30 minutes). symptoms resolved and pt feeling better No further symptoms to report


VAERS ID: 912877 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 22.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Tennessee  
Vaccinated:2020-12-24
Onset:2020-12-24
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-29
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (MODERNA)) / MODERNA 011J20 / 1 LA / IM

Administered by: Public       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Aphasia, Computerised tomogram abnormal, Electrocardiogram, Facial paralysis, Headache, Immediate post-injection reaction, Injection site warmth, Muscular weakness, Transient ischaemic attack
SMQs:, Rhabdomyolysis/myopathy (broad), Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Ischaemic central nervous system vascular conditions (narrow), Dementia (broad), Embolic and thrombotic events, arterial (narrow), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious encephalopathy/delirium (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Conditions associated with central nervous system haemorrhages and cerebrovascular accidents (broad), Hearing impairment (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? Yes
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Tri-previfem .18mg/.035mg,, 0.215mg/0.035mg,and 0.25mg/0.035mg started taking this medication for under 1 year
Current Illness: sore throat 10 days prior to Christmas was tx for that with Amoxicillin and was no longer taking po antibiotics at time of COVID vaccine
Preexisting Conditions: NONE
Allergies: NKDA
Diagnostic Lab Data: Had all text at hospital to confirm TIA CT scan , EKG and multiple test at hospital. She remained hospitalized for 4 days and was discharged today. 12/29/20 Was started at hospital on ASA 81mg po daily and Rosuvastatin 20mg 1 po daily
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Immediately after getting the vaccine she complained of headache. She had warm feeling at injection site She H/A Thursday, Friday and Saturday at mid-day her boyfriend called and said weakness in Right arm right face droop, no speech she was taken to the ER at 1 pm approximately. She was admitted and was dx was CVA . 2 TIA on left side of brain. Stopped Birth control and physician said it could be a combination of both birth control and vaccine.


VAERS ID: 913011 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 54.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Oregon  
Vaccinated:2020-12-28
Onset:2020-12-29
   Days after vaccination:1
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-29
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (MODERNA)) / MODERNA 025J20-2A / 1 LA / IM

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Chest discomfort, Crying, Facial paralysis, Muscle twitching, Ocular hyperaemia, Periorbital swelling
SMQs:, Anaphylactic reaction (narrow), Angioedema (narrow), Dyskinesia (broad), Dystonia (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Glaucoma (broad), Depression (excl suicide and self injury) (broad), Hearing impairment (broad), Periorbital and eyelid disorders (narrow), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications:
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions:
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: drooping OF LEFT EYE, twitching, weeping of left eye. Upper eyelid of left eye puffy and red. Chest tightness


VAERS ID: 913012 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 43.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Texas  
Vaccinated:2020-12-17
Onset:2020-12-24
   Days after vaccination:7
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-29
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EK5730 / 1 - / IM

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Facial paralysis, Headache, Hyperacusis
SMQs:, Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Hearing impairment (narrow)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? Yes
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: None
Current Illness: None
Preexisting Conditions: None
Allergies: None known
Diagnostic Lab Data: None
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: "Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine": left-sided facial bell''s palsy; facial drooping mostly resolved, minimal eye drooping on left side; headache; Tylenol taken for headache; headache has resolved;left-sided sensitivity to loud noises; hearing sensitivity resolved


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