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Pfizer injection booster

Hi to all

Dont know weather to have the booster injection for covid as had really bad reaction to the last jab what do you think?

My artharitis playing up now its really cold again yuck.
Will be glad when the Summer is back.

Diamonds500.

  1. My doctor told me that if you have a reaction to the vaccine, it generally mean that the individual's immune system is working - and she threw in that everyone has a different body and can react (or not) differently. I checked with her on the booster - she says yes....so yes, I'll get the booster.

    1. , I am glad your doctor offered some good, practical insight. I hope your booster shot goes smoothly! Best, Erin, RheumatoidArthritis.net Team Member.

  2. My medication stopped working after I took the first two shots!
    I am in such pain it is unbelievable. The dr is trying to find another medication that will work for my RA. I went from low/25 to high 73 on the Vectra test. So no I will not get the booster shot no matter what any DR tells me.

    1. I take 400 mg of Hydroxichloriquine a day. Doesn’t touch the pain not the fatigue either.

    2. I’m so sorry! I can’t imagine the frustration! I hope you are able to find something that works soon. How long ago was your last vaccine?

  3. Hi . Sorry you had a difficult time with the previous vaccination shot. For your protection, we cannot give medical advice over the internet. That said. I can tell you that my wife, Kelly Mack (a contributor here), had an antibody test to see where she stood after some time passed after her vaccination (Kelly also previously had COVID). Her antibody test came back as high as the test will measure, so her doctor told her to wait on getting a booster. You may want to discuss checking on your current antibody status with your doctor. Note: I do want to stress for you and anyone else reading this that a lower antibody count does not mean that a vaccinated individual is still not protected by the immune system memory cells. This is also something your doctor can provide additional information on. Best, Richard (RheumatoidArthritis.net Team)

    1. Richard Faust,


      Thankyou for your reply.


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