I would like to share with you my experience of getting the COVID-19 Pfizer
and I hope this article helps you guys with the different parts of
this post. I am really grateful to be among one of the healthcare workers who
are able to receive our first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine back in December of

I want to give a big shout-out to all of the health workers who are
working tirelessly both in the hospital as well as in the vaccine clinic for
making this project possible. The Pfizer COVID-19 received emergency use
authorization from the FDA on December the 11th of 2020.


So within a week after the 500 vaccine received emergency use
authorization from FDA. I received a notification from a mission hospital in
mission Viejo California that I was prioritized to receive the vaccine. I
was assigned to a vaccination station at the station I was presented with a few papers letting me know some possible physical symptoms I may develop
after receiving the vaccine.

Symptoms after Receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine 1st Dose

After reviewing all of the papers and I received my vaccine in my left arm
around the deltoid region and it was a really nice shot. I barely felt the
needle after receiving my vaccine. I stayed for about 15 minutes or so
after the vaccination to make sure that I did not develop an acute
allergic reaction
before I was discharged.

So I received my vaccine around nine o’clock in the morning for the six
and half hours after that I did not really have any symptoms however
around 3:30 in the afternoon I started noticing there’s some soreness in
my left arm and gradually throughout the afternoon and into the evening
the soreness in my left arm extended to the left side of my neck. I would
say the stiffness in my neck, as well as soreness in my arm, peaked
around midnight.

During the night I woke up a couple of times and noted significant neck
in the arm soreness. I was prepared to take some Tylenol or even
Advil If the stiffness and pain persist but I was able to fall back asleep
in the morning when I woke up most of the arm pain and neck stiffness have
improved however it was still quite noticeable.

I was actually quite glad
that I did not have any cases on or that day. Throughout the second
day after my vaccination by the time, the evening comes to the arm soreness
and neck stiffness mostly went away.

So it is very interesting I never developed any fever or chills or other
symptoms reported by the vaccine recipients in the clinical trial.
Everybody is different so when you get your covid-19 vaccine you may
develop similar or completely different types of physical symptoms I look
forward to hearing from your experience in the comments down below. 

So it
has been about three weeks since I received my first dose of physical the
covid-19 vaccine. I didn’t really develop any new physical symptoms since
the arm soreness and neck stiffness
subsided on the day after my first

COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccine Symptoms with 2nd Dose

I am actually scheduled to receive the second dose of my vaccine
tomorrow because I developed my significant arm soreness after the first
dose I blocked off my schedule after my second dose of vaccine to make
sure I’m not operating the day after receiving my second dose of Physio
I received the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

After receiving the COVID-19 vaccine during the second week of January
about three weeks after I received my first dose and during that three
weeks I didn’t really experience any additional physical symptoms for my
appointment for my second dose of the vaccine I arrived a few minutes
before my appointment time my vaccination appointment went quite smooth
from the second dose of my vaccine very similar as when I received my
first dose.

I completed a checking process and I was assigned to a vaccination
station I completed some papers there and nurse Susan gave me my second
dose of the COVID-19 vaccine the actual injection was painless and we were
both very excited because now I have completed my two doses of the
physical vitamin 19 vaccine so now I am fully protected.

I waited about 15
after receiving the vaccine to make sure that I did not develop
any allergic symptoms before I was discharged and through for the rest of
the day.

I actually worked a regular schedule I saw patients in the clinic for the
whole day. It was very interesting I actually did not notice any pain in
my left arm where I received the injection for the whole day. Starting at nine
o’clock in the evening I started feeling feverish and I started getting
some chills I actually had a low-temperature fever of 101.1 and I checked
my o2 saturation which was normal.

I was a bit tachycardic I had a bit of
fast heart rate and I felt really tired so I went to bed early and
throughout the night I actually did not sleep well because of the fevers
and chills that I was having.

I felt pretty cold throughout the night when I woke up in the morning now
it’s about 24 hours after I received the second dose of my vaccine. I had
a headache throughout the whole day I felt really tired and I pretty much
spent the whole day on the couch. I was really glad that I took the day
off the day after I received my second dose of the vaccine because I just
felt so tired the whole day.

I was not productive at all I pretty much
just did some paperwork some computer work on the couch throughout the
whole day and I went to bed very early around 7:30 in the evening.

Because of the fatigue that I experienced and I also had some muscle
. It was interesting because I had muscle ache in both legs. I did not have much arm pain around the injection site.

after I woke up in the morning now it’s about 48 hours after I received the
second dose of vaccine. All of my symptoms were gone actually I felt like
nothing has happened. All of the physical symptoms that I was experiencing
the day before resolved completely.


to summarize after I receive the first dose of my Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
I actually had pain in my left arm as well as the left side of my neck for
about 36 hours after receiving the first dose of vaccine.

After receiving the second dose of the vaccine I experienced more intense
physical symptoms
. I had fever chills, fatigue, muscle ache, and
. Which were all common symptoms reported in the clinical trial
however all those symptoms actually resolved spontaneously after 48 hours
after receiving the second dose of the vaccine.

So all the physical symptoms
that I experienced as well as the physical symptoms reported in the
clinical trial. Those are actually common symptoms that people may
experience after having an activation of their immune system due to the
inflammatory response from it.

There’s a scientific term describing those physical symptoms is
called reactogenicity which covers the group of physical symptoms that can
occur shortly after receiving vaccination due to the immune system
activation and the inflammatory response that comes with it.

So it is expected after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine for you to
experience some physical symptoms as that’s basically a sign the immune
system of our body is working and is actively producing antibodies to
protect ourselves against future infection.

Ruman Amjad

Hello, I am Dr. Ruman Amjad, an Ophthalmologist specializing in the field of eye care, particularly focused on helping individuals with swollen eyelids. I am thrilled to welcome you to Swollen-Eyelid.com, a comprehensive resource dedicated to providing accurate and reliable information on eyelid inflammation.


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