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Ceri Davies

Tagged with: POTS, Heart Issues,

What was your life like before you received the COVID-19 vaccine?

Before the vaccines my life wasn't perfect, but my legs were not ballooned, or painful, I could walk up and down thousands of steps to temples whilst on holiday, my mental health wasn't the best, and I've always been severely overweight, but it had never caused me problems.

Describe the symptoms and the timeline of the reaction.

Bilateral Lymphoedema effecting both legs and both feet, the swelling is extreme, and often prevents me standing and walking, and causes extreme pain due to the skin tightness, the nearest I can describe it to, is it feels like my legs and feet have been filled with silicone, like they use in women's breast implants, the swelling not only makes the skin feel like it's gonna explode, it makes my bones feel like they are going to snap, the reaction began 7 days after my first vaccine on 25th March 2021, and the reaction got 10 times worse after my 2nd vaccine also AstraZeneca on 10th June 2021.

Describe the solutions that helped your symptoms

Nothing has helped my symptoms, I have tried Lymphoedema stockings, but they don't help, no other treatment has been offered.

Which solutions were not helpful?

Lymphoedema Stockings

What would you like others to know?

If you have the money, and you experience this reaction, get out of the UK and search for treatment abroad, because the UK NHS does nothing to help, except make you feel like it's your fault it isn't getting any better, despite no treatment, except a pair of stockings that don't seem to do anything.
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