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2012-2013 Flu Shot?
faithformer posted:
I am experiencing the exact same issues, at this point in my right shoulder (today), Got the shot on Dec 13 (left arm and she pulled a big lump of muscle and explained that she had to give it that way, even though it hurt) and as (my) luck would have it within 3-4 days my feet began to hurt. Could hardly walk but was not able to stay off them, in a day or so, the serious pain in my feet seemed to go away but that pain was replaced by wicked pain in my back. Gave that about a week but it was not getting any better so called the Dr. and she was able to get me in (next week). So as a shot in the dark went to see a chiropractor who said I had two lower disk bulging, she worked on me and promised tomorrow would be worse but should get better. In the meantime, she was RIGHT, it was awful. Got in to see the Dr. she did some x-rays and found the disc issue to be exactly correct, gave me 800 mg Motrin and muscle relaxers. 2 days and the back was better but the pain in my feet was back with a vengeance! Again could not walk without pain on a 8-9 level. Went to a podiatrist and was told I had bulging nerves in both feet and he gave me inserts and therapy, still dealing but can walk at least till I take off the shoes. Immediately after the pain in the feet was under control (ish) my left hand began to hurt, pain and swelling, tingling with numbness, that was really horrible. Dealt with that and the Doc said stay on the Motrin while we waited for another appointment for blood work and x rays. During my wait, the pain would go from one hand in pain at about an 11 to going totally pain free and it appearing in the other hand. Immediately! This pain has been moving around my body like it has a plan, pain and swelling has been crazy! While I say my hand what I mean to say is every joint in each hand, wrist upp the arm to the shoulder. Today, Jan 11, It seems to have settled for the last day and a half to the right side, neck, shoulder, elbow, hand and fingers. What I find is that I am really bad in the AM but seem to be able to get through most of my day, With a quite alot of pain. I have received no injuries to have caused any of this,...I have an EMG coming up and a trip to the Rhumitologist...even though all blood work and tests have come up "within the normal range". Seriously concerned about muscle weakness in all areas. I am hopeful at this point though that at least I know I am not crazy. Doc has been great but her nurse acted like I was a fool for not being happy to know that all tests so far have been normal! Have had the flu shot since my son was born and because of my job and none ever hurt!)

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