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Write-up: (1145) Left eyelid swelling 15 minutes after vaccination. (1155) b/l superior periorbital edema and erythema, b/l ear erythema and burning, and b/l hand tingling. (1200) Oral Benadryl 25 mg was given. (1230) symptoms improved and I was able to leave. While riding in the car on the way home started to have chills w/ goosebumps and nausea in short waves. Took an nap b/c my chills worsened and slept until 1630. Work up b/c of worsening chills, shivering, chest tightness, nausea, b/l hand numbness and tingling, right foot burning and stinging, and constant throat clearing b/c throat felt thick. Called the nurse on-call number provided in vaccine packet and was transferred to virtual care and report was given. Medical team advised me to go to the ED. (1900) Arrived at ED and temp was 101 and the chills, numbness, foot burning, and chest heaviness were worse and my eyes were burning and heavy. I was given oral Pepcid and an IV was started. After an IVP of Benadryl and Solu-Medrol I experienced severe burning starting in my head, neck, chest, and stomach. Then it felt like my veins were on fire all the way to my fingers and toes. This was followed by strong nausea w/o vomiting. I was then given IVP of Zofran and Ativan and NS drip. (1940-2020) Chills, burning around eyes, and vertigo continued other symptoms were improving .(2020) Provider returned and reported that labs were normal and I was probably having a reaction to the vaccine. (2035) Discharged from ED. Experienced chills, hand and foot numbness and tinging after discharge but was able to go to sleep.
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