Had first vaccine, don’t want second
I had my first Pfizer vaccination at the beginning of May. In my province in Canada we are waiting two months between doses. I now have vaccination remorse, and don’t want the second vaccine. I know I can’t undo the vaccination I’ve already had, but will I have less potential damage if I avoid the second one? I’m sure there must be many other people in my situation. My situation is complicated by the fact that I live in Canada, and my elderly mom lives in the US. Due to the border closer I haven’t been able to see her since the fall of 2019. It is almost a certainty that once the border reopens having proof of being fully vaccinated will be required to cross back and forth. Thanks for any advice you can give.
I’m no expert, so take this with a grain of salt. Going on pure gut instinct and tons of research, my feeling is that if you are fine after the first one, there’s no short term issue and you’d be fine after having the second if you feel that’s necessary in order to see your mother. I’m in the same boat, by the way, in terms of probably requiring vaccination to enter Canada at some point. Haven’t been home for years.
Just as with CV itself, certain people are vulnerable to the vaccines, though perhaps a different set of people?
As for long term effects, that’s obviously an unknown. Many experts assert that there will be no long term effects if one has no short term adverse reactions. Others say this is unknown.
Please try not to be stressed about this. That will damage your health much more.
Based on your name and the fact that you say “elderly mother,” I’m guessing you are a past childbearing age female. I think if you’ve done okay with the first, go ahead and take the second. IMO the real detrimental long term side effects from this are going to be reproductive.
Honestly I would feel very different about this whole vaccine thing is they had only recommended it for 55+. The push to get 12 yo and younger vaccinated is what is making me distrust the entire system.
I’m 51 and had 1st shot in late March. I also regret my decision & am wondering/hoping the same thing. I’m not getting the 2nd shot in hopes to mitigate any long term problems as much as possible.
I am taking IVM to protect against Covid, but honestly it’s not nearly as scary to me as the shot effects. I read Canadians can order IVM from Mexico.
Thank you for your calming words. You are right about the stress. I need to find a way to deal with it or it is going to damage my health instead of the vaccination. I hope you are able to find a way to cross the border. My hope is that in a year or two the vaccination requirement will be dropped. But my mom might not be around in a year or two, and I need to see her. Which is why I’m stuck between a rock and a hard place.
Yes, I’m past childbearing age, so that isn’t a concern. And I totally agree with you about the push to give this to young adults and children. I have four grandchildren, all under the age of ten. My fear is once they’ve finished with the age 12 and overs they will be going after the under 12s.
Thanks for letting me know about being able to order Ivermectin from Mexico. Do you happen to know of a reliable Mexican source?
I’ll get a name for you. I think I can get it from Dr. Been’s video comments
That would be great, thanks!
If you go to https://covid19criticalcare.com/ you should be able to find out where to get Ivermectin, doctors in Canada who prescribe it, dosages, etc.