COVID vaccine and Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS)
I had GBS years ago and now hear pros and cons on if I should get the Vaccine or not. I also had covid in January and was hospitalized for 6 days. It took me two years to get over GBS and 2 months to get over covid so not sure what to do.
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I had 3 reply's to my comment. Only those who have suffered with GB know our fears of the vaccine. It's not a choice for us and we would certainly get the vaccine if possible.
You are exactly right!!
If Ever I find out that it is safe, I will let you know. My doctor has been studying the vaccine very closely
What does this vaccine consist of!!
I had a very bad cold/ flu when COVID CAME OUT IN March 2020! But I never took test , I just got vaccinated.
I’m vaccinated, I m not comfy with Drs at all!
I usually eat onions, garlic and try to live on soup since my stomach always hurts! My family physician told me to go get sonogram. GALLSTONES, i’ve been doing a natural clean from natures way!! But the upper GI ALWays feels terrible especially after i take thyroid meds!! And since i need to wait 45 minutes before i eat, it always feels like it’s putting a hole in my stomach! I eat healthy, organic foods, but i’m afraid to see a Dr for tummy!
My Mom passed of Stomach Cancer but she had 7 kids and was always stressed out, and never ate healthy!!
Worried about her kids, I remember she would cook for us and would eventually eat donuts and coffee and wouldn’t sit down to eat!! My mom was a saint! Miss her so much!!
Anyway, stopped drinking juice, now i drink Lemon water and eat tofu instead of meat in soup with onions, garlic and mushroom, or lots of greens!!
I wish someone could suggest something with out me having to go to the Dr!!
My Mom was in pain with stomach and when they opened her her, they said it spread like Sand!! It was terrible to see her suffer!
Anyway, i hope this thyroid med isn’t what is causing this terrible pain in my upper GI!!
I never had problems with stomach till COVID.
And that is exactly why those without real medical concerns must get the vaccine — to protect those who cannot be vaccinated.
You might wish to look at the recommended diet for those with GERD or acid reflux. Avoid caffeine, citrus, spicy foods. There are also over the counter acid reflux meds to reduce the acid your body is producing. If all of that doesn't help, I think you should consider seeing a gastroenterologist to assure there is nothing beyond GERD going on. You will likely need an endoscopy to examine your stomach. It is an easy test. Acid hitting the lower part of your esophagus can cause serious irritation and a precancerous condition (Barret's Esophagus) so do get this checked out for your own good health.
I appreciate your research. It's very difficult to be isolated for such a long time but the fear of the possibilities of a reaction outweighs being separated from my adult children. It's heartbreaking.