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COVID-19 Vaccine Side-Effects: Females Suffer From Painful, Irregular Periods?

By Disha Sharma -
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  • 4th June 2021,
  • 8:33 PM

COVID 19 vaccination side-effects have commonly been identified among women.

COVID 19 Vaccine Side-Effects

COVID 19 Vaccine Side-Effects

COVID 19 vaccination is in full gear across the world, but many are sceptical about being vaccinated. Those who’ve been vaccinated are complaining about its side effects.

Women are experiencing more pains post-vaccination, according to various reports. The most common side effect is early, heavy or painful periods after the doses of vaccines.

Vaccination Side Effects: Heavy, Irregular and Painful Periods

A media anthropoligist Dr Kate Clancy shared her experience on Twitter of an unusually heavy period after Moderna vaccine. She’d received dozens of similar accounts in response.

There are reports that are saying the cause of the irregular periods might not be the shot per se.  Be it can be a possibility of fever that might result from vaccine. Fevers lead to delays in egg production. Possibly, cycle is getting influenced by it.

Still, there is no official confirmation and it is best advised to consult with doctors who observe significant changes in their periods after taking the jabs of the vaccine.

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However, Dr Victoria Male, a reproductive immunologist at Imperial College London, pointed out that some post-menopausal women and people taking hormones tablets stop their periods, have reported bleeding. So, she suspected that possibly it’s a physical reaction occurring, according to a BBC report.

Still, nothing is a proven fact. There are other side effects also

Fertility issues

Women who are pregnant are more at risk level of COVID 19 infection. It is being recommended by various media reports that women who are undergoing fertility treatments, should avoid the vaccine in the three days before procedures such as egg retrieval. It will provide body a recovering time from the side effects and potential impact of fever on egg development.

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Blood Clotting After Covid-19 Vaccination

The most common side effects after Covid-19 vaccination are severe headache, stomach pain or leg pain all symptoms of blood clots. This has been identified mainly among women. After the AstraZeneca vaccine, a rare type of blood disorder has emerged among women.

False-Positives in Mammograms

There are some women who underwent their routine mammograms shortly post-vaccine have complained of swollen node, false positives in mammograms.

 

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