High Crossfit and covid vaccine

Posted by brendabock @brendabock, Sep 10 4:48am

I have a high see reactive proteins. I have chronic information that we do not know the cause of yet. Should I get the Covid vaccine?

Hi @brendabock,
Mayo Clinic recommends that all eligible people to get the COVID vaccine.

Stay up-to-date with the latest information and medical evidence by visiting (and revisiting) Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Guide website:
– Vaccine Guide https://www.mayoclinic.org/coronavirus-covid-19/vaccine

Specifically, you may wish to read the recommendations for people with underlying conditions here:
– Can I get a COVID-19 vaccine if I have an existing health condition? https://www.mayoclinic.org/coronavirus-covid-19/vaccine-if-preexisting-health-conditions

Your doctor is your best source of information on whether the vaccine is right for you.

I have a feeling that auto-correct created some interesting spelling in your message. Did you mean "chronic inflammation" rather than "chronic information"? What do you mean by "High Crossfit"?

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I have chronic inflammation, which I am having tests run on. Last year my hair fell out, I lost 40 pounds for absolutely no reason. I had a cyst on my hand and a trigger finger that is now gone away when I went to a plant-based diet. My heart was racing so they put me on some medicine for that.I have a high C reactive protein level. Checking in to GI issues including a tortuous colon.
I am gluten-free, dairy free, only eating a plant-based diet with liquids or soft foods. I am nauseous if I eat anything else and it does not seem to go through the digestive tract well, so I do intermittent fasting. I had dry heaves in the morning for over a year, but changing what I eat helped that, I just can’t eat much at all.My neurologist said that I should not get the vaccine because inflammation could go to my heart or brain. The left side of my face swells up huge if I eat something wrong.
I have been pretty isolated during Covid. I quit my job as a principal and I am teaching remotely from my home. My primary care physician tried to send me to Mayo, but insurance will not work there. I am having a endoscopy October 8. through Kansas City G.I.

I read that a high C reactive Protane could lead to a very bad case of Covid and has a higher mortality rate. I am afraid of the side effects from the vaccine, I don’t know which is worse.
Hopefully after the endoscopy they will be able to tell what’s going on.

Do you have any advice?

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@brendabock

I have chronic inflammation, which I am having tests run on. Last year my hair fell out, I lost 40 pounds for absolutely no reason. I had a cyst on my hand and a trigger finger that is now gone away when I went to a plant-based diet. My heart was racing so they put me on some medicine for that.I have a high C reactive protein level. Checking in to GI issues including a tortuous colon.
I am gluten-free, dairy free, only eating a plant-based diet with liquids or soft foods. I am nauseous if I eat anything else and it does not seem to go through the digestive tract well, so I do intermittent fasting. I had dry heaves in the morning for over a year, but changing what I eat helped that, I just can’t eat much at all.My neurologist said that I should not get the vaccine because inflammation could go to my heart or brain. The left side of my face swells up huge if I eat something wrong.
I have been pretty isolated during Covid. I quit my job as a principal and I am teaching remotely from my home. My primary care physician tried to send me to Mayo, but insurance will not work there. I am having a endoscopy October 8. through Kansas City G.I.

I read that a high C reactive Protane could lead to a very bad case of Covid and has a higher mortality rate. I am afraid of the side effects from the vaccine, I don’t know which is worse.
Hopefully after the endoscopy they will be able to tell what’s going on.

Do you have any advice?

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@brendabock, thank you for explaining and providing more background. This is a question that fellow patients and Connect members cannot answer. It is best to listen to the advice of your doctors. I hope you get more answers after the endoscopy. Do share with them the effect isolation is having on you as well. Mental health is as important as physical health.

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Do your research and listen to your gut….

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