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Oedema peripheral

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 336456
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 01/05/2009. Female patient, 59.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: arthralgia, fibromyalgia, oedema peripheral, oedema peripheral, pain in extremityGot flu shot on 12/2/08 and on 12/4/2008 had severe pain and edema in ankle and foot and with in a week total joint involvement. MD visit follow week for the issue and MD opinion was an immune response to the flu shot. Serum sickness ruled out because of duration of symptoms. Best guess was flu shot triggered an immune repsones that opened the door for Rheumtoid Arthritis.. None"Fiber Myalgia, Diabetes"Rule out Lupus. . Patient recovered.


INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 336494
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 12/24/2008. Female patient, 34.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: erythema, oedema peripheral, skin warm, , "3 1/2 X 5 inch raised, erythematous area to right deltoid warm to touch. Vaccine given 12-22-08, reaction began on 12-23-08 around 1:00 pm. Reaction evaluated 12/24/08 @ clinic. Instructed ct if redness, swelling increases she need to go to ER. Due to Holiday ct to RTC 12-29-08 for reevaluation. 12-29-08 ct rtc for re-evaluation; erythema at swelling minimal. Ct went to ER 12-24-08. Given SOLUMEDROL, BENADRYL, pain medication. Release of information sent to ER for visit records.". NoHIV positiveNone . During the same period patient was treated with KALETRA; BUSPAR; TRUVACH. Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 336709
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 01/07/2009. Male patient, child 4.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: erythema, oedema peripheral, pain in extremity, , "1 day after vaccine administration, painful, red swelling of left upper arm". noneasthmanone . During the same period patient was treated with Albuterol MDI and Flovent MDI. Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 336835
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 01/08/2009. Female patient, child 5.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: oedema peripheral, pruritus, skin warm, , Received the shots on 10/23/2008 at 19:45 pm. After 24 hours developed itching and swelling of the forearm that extended to the entire arm. The are also became warm after 48 hrs. The swelling subsided after two weeks. She was only given Ibuprofen syrup. NoneShe is allergic to Amoxcillin but she outgrew it . Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 336942
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 01/09/2009. Female patient, 24.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: allodynia, erythema, oedema peripheral, pain, tenderness"COMPLAINING OF PAIN AND TENDERNESS SINCE INJECTION, PAINFUL TO RAISE ARM OR LAY ON ARM.STATES ARM WAS SWOLLEN AND RED AFTER INJECTION FOR AND CONTINUES OFF AND ON TIL NOW. USES TOPICAL RUB FOR DISCOMFORT.". NONENONE . During the same period patient was treated with TYLENOL AS NEEDED. Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 337602
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 01/16/2009. Male patient, 67.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: cellulitis, chills, lymphadenopathy, oedema peripheral, pyrexia"Patient presented with cellulitis of right arm associated with swelling and axillary lymphadeopathy. Patient reported fever, chills at home.". n/a . Patient recovered.


INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 337800
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 01/10/2009. Female patient, 50.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: erythema, full blood count, oedema peripheral, pyrexia, skin warm"Fever developed; Right arm red, swollen, hot from upper deltoid to mid humerus- started KEFLUX & ROCEPLIN 2gm 1mx 3 days -> improvement is WBC, SXS, arm redness & fever". UR1Allergic rhinitis.CBC; WBC 19.7 . During the same period patient was treated with Allergy ZITHROMAX - given 1/7 FORURX. Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 338282
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 11/10/2008. Male patient, 52.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: chills, erythema, malaise, oedema peripheral, pyrexia"Pt received ADACEL RA upper deltoid, PNEUMOVAX RA lower deltoid. On 11/4/08 since vaccinations febrile, chilling. Has not felt well since. Negative cough, negative vomiting or diarrhea. RA lower redened size of tennis ball, red streak going inward around arm.". Recovering from left rotator cuff surg.NKDANone . During the same period patient was treated with Advil 800 TID; LISINOPRIL 10 mg QD; Simvastatin 40 mg QD; METFORMIN 500 mg QD; FEXOFENADINE 180 mg QD; FLONASE QD.. Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 338790
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 02/02/2009. Female patient, 54.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: injection site mass, injection site warmth, musculoskeletal pain, neck pain, oedema peripheral"Early the next day after receiving injection her deltoid was swollen, hot to touch, knot @ injection site. The knot went away and the hot feeling. Swelling remains and has pain that comes & goes from shoulder to her neck. Arm hurts with movement. Has seen Dr for pain in arm/neck. Last year the same thing happend on the other arm. She made several visits to the doctor, was seen by bone & joint specialist, had physical therapy and MRI done last year. No problem was found. Pain lasted for 11 months. Still has residual pain sometime with movement. Last year she did not consider her flu shot as being the problem with her pain, but now it has happened again this year. She has no known allergies to foods or drugs.". nonediabetic . During the same period patient was treated with insulin. Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 339166
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 02/06/2009. Female patient, 72.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: erythema, lymph node pain, oedema peripheral, pain in extremity, pruritus"Day after vaccine, left deltoid became red and swollen. Tender and warm to touch. Over the next several days signs and symptoms progressively worsened down arm to elbow area. On 1/14/09, client saw PMD, Dr. Brearly at Lexington Family Practice. Signs and symptoms continued through 1/15/09. C/O slight itching of arm, denies numbness. C/O lymph nodes in groin tender. Dr. Brearly prescribed prednisone 5 mg X 4 days, cipro 500 mg bid X 4 days, cool/warm compresses.". none reportednone . Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 339282
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 02/09/2009. Male patient, child 0.5 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: cyanosis, irritability, oedema peripheral, pyrexia, swelling face"Diffuse upper and lower extremity swelling and erythema when extemities are warm. Cyanosis of the swollen extremities when they are cool. Also facial swelling. Also, acting very cranky. Possible slight fever, but none now.". conjunctivitisnoneNone yet.. will obtain in 48 hours if not improved . During the same period patient was treated with occuflox eye drops. Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 339900
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 01/20/2009. Female patient, child 0.5 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: body temperature, body temperature increased, crying, oedema peripheral, pain in extremity"PENTECEL given right thigh in am 1/15/07 - Parents came back in due to pt crying non-stop 11:30 2:00, vomiting X 2, not nursing pt calm at times, repeatedly screamed with movement right leg X 3. No redness, swelling or ecchymosis @ site. 11/6/09 called mom stated leg still sore, little swelling, T-100-using warm & cold compresses & TYLENOL. Notified mom we would report". . Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 340239
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 02/20/2009. Female patient, 14.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: arthralgia, dizziness, erythema, erythema, oedema peripheral"the day after the vaccine was given the patient noticed, redness, swelling, itching and pain of her right arm. Dizziness and sleepiness notices as well., vomited x 2, on day 2 the area increased in erythema, elbow was painful., directed to take Motrin, Benadryl and apple cool compresses". Penicillin allergiesNone . Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 340669
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 02/20/2009. Female patient, child 11.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: erythema, oedema peripheral, skin warm, , "Received a BOOSTRIX vaccine (R) arm 10/30/08. Seen on 11/2/08 area red swollen, hot to touch". None . Patient recovered.


INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 341889
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 03/01/2009. Male patient, child 5.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: abdominal discomfort, abdominal distension, arthralgia, blood pressure decreased, c-reactive protein normal"By 11/28 evening upper left arm was red, swollen, itchy. Following day, more swelling, hot to touch, very itchy. 4 a.m. 12/14, severe swelling in knees, wrists, entire left arm huge and hot, hives over whole body, fever, itchy pain. ER, vomiting, dropping blood pressure, swelling and rash whole body. Dx serum sickness. Symptoms lasted 3-4 weeks. 2 days in hospital. Wheezing, swollen lips, trouble walking. A lot of joint pain. 3/20/09 Received PCP medical records of 12/3/08-3/2/2009. FINAL DX: serum sickness, amoxicillin vs vaccines Records reveal patient w/persistent cough & postnasal drip x 3-4 wks when seen 12/3 w/poor sleep secondary to cough. Initially had URI w/croup, phlegm now dx w/sinusitis & tx w/oral antibiotics. Exam on 12/12 was well child, had been seen in OT but stopped some time prior, being watched for social lag. RTC 12/16 s/p hospital admit visit for swelling of lips, knees & wrists. Tx w/nebs & antihistamines. Now had tongue tickling, sleepiness, urticarial rash all over, left arm very swollen, purplish, hot, swollen joints. Followup w/allergist. Allergy consult 1/9/09. FINAL DX: serum sickness like reaction likely penicillin allergy Suggested patient have FluMist in future. Continued to have wheezing & tx w/nebs. Abdominal distension/discomfort was likely due to constipation. Had trace proteinuria in hospital & UA repeated but not included. Was to return in 2 wks. 4/10/09 Received hospital medical records of 12/14-12/15/2008. FINAL DX: serum sickness Records reveal patient experineced pruritic erythematous maculopapular lesions and red swollen left arm, bilateral knee pain w/swelling x 2 days. Tx w/antihistamines, NSAIDs & nebs. Had orthostatic hypotension w/dizziness & nausea/vomiting in ER & tx w/IVF w/improvement. D/C to home w/PCP f/u. Clinic visit 12/29/2008 s/p hospitalization. FINAL DX: serum sickness like reaction, suspect amoxicillin reaction Doing well w/rare use of NSAID for joint pain, daily zyrtec & intermittent albuterol for coughing. Meds were". "Cough (lingering) ("sinusitis")""none PMH: recent sinusitis & on amoxicillin at admit. Hives, viral illness, bronchitis, OM, nosebleeds. Family hx: eczema, hypothyroidism, GERD, IBS.""Serum Sickness LABS:WBC 15.85(H), lymphs 22.0(L), neutros 72.4(H). ESR 5(N), CRP<0.5(N). Complement C3(N), C4 15.4(L). UA w/trace ketones/protein." . During the same period patient was treated with "amoxicillin, Day 10". Patient was hospitalized Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 344019
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 03/30/2009. Female patient, 45.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: contusion, erythema, oedema peripheral, , Pt came into clinic after shots for immigration. She was given a Tdap and an MMR in left arm. Six days later she came back to clinic with a bruised and swollen arm with a large red ring around it. She was sent to see a doctor.. NoneNoneNone . Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 344498
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 04/15/2009. Female patient, 15.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: injection site pain, injection site pain, joint swelling, oedema peripheral, pruritus"Per mother of Pt; Pt arms became tender + painful (@ injection site) approx 6-7 hrs after injections, the hands became swollen itching next day Pt reported to mother. A rash between her fingers - mother noticed swelling on her wrists Pt mother reported s/s resolved @ the time.". None reportedNone . During the same period patient was treated with None. Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 346220
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 05/12/2009. Male patient, child 4.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: body temperature increased, bronchitis, crying, dyspnoea, heart rate increased"5-7-09 Crying, sore arms, couldn't move arms; temp 105 degrees F; mother gave Tylenol suppository; child projectile vomiting. Tylenol lowered fever but not completely. 5-8-09 Fever broke 1pm; couldn't move both arms; left arm swollen twice size of right arm; hot to touch. 5-9-09 Arms same, running nose. 5-10-09 7am Difficulty breathing, increased heart rate; 1pm to ER; Diagnosis: Bronchitis". nonenormal seasonal allergiesn/a . During the same period patient was treated with none. Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 349275
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 06/16/2009. Male patient, child 8.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: erythema, oedema peripheral, pain in extremity, pruritus, "Right Arm reddened, swollen and painful some itchy. Mother stated notice swelling last evening 6/16/09 at about 8.00pm. Mother did not massage arm after shot.". . Patient recovered.


INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 349822
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 06/02/2009. Male patient, 63.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: anaemia, areflexia, asthenia, axonal neuropathy, bedridden"112408 - Pt c/o pain in feet; 112508 pain cont, now can't pick up objects with hands; 112608 requires assist to walk into ER; 112708 is now bedbound. Test, plasmapheresis - anemia - RBC given - rehab 7/7/09 MR received for DOS 12/20/2008-01/08/2009 with D/C DX: Guillain_Barre Syndrome, axonal type. HTN. DM. Mild tachycardia. Pt presented with progressive weakness in LEs, then hands. PE (+) for decreased strength and sensation. Absent reflexes. Pt c/o severe pain and muscle spasm of lower extremities, 1-2+ LE edema. DVTs noted in LEs tx with anticoagulants. Plasmapheresis with little improvement. One dose of IVIG with some improvement. Transferred for rehab on 1/8/09. ICD9: V5783. 3570. 4019. /". None"NIDDM; HTN PMH: HTN. DM. Tachycardia.Sinus surgery. appy. Herniated disc w/ surgery. Nausea, diarrhea and vomiting 11/2008.""Dx: Guillain-Barre Synd; Electromyography; CXR, MRI Spine; Lumbar puncture Labs and diagnostics: LP traumatic but WNL. MRI sppine (+) for degenerative changes and stenosis. EMG/NCS abnormal. BS 67-175. PT 20.1-29.1. Venous dopplers (+)" . During the same period patient was treated with None. Patient was hospitalized Patient recovered.


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