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Myositis As A Result Of Vaccine Injury – What To Do After A Myositis Diagnosis

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Myositis is a term covering a group of diseases that involve inflammation, swelling, or “wasting” of muscle tissues. In some cases, this is a short-term issue brought on by vigorous exercise, electrolyte imbalance, or other acute causes. In other cases, however, myositis can be a long-term condition in which a person experiences chronic inflammation… Read More »

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Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP) And Vaccine Injuries – What To Know About The Causes And Your Legal Rights

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Immune thrombocytopenia – or “ITP” – is a blood disorder resulting from low levels of platelets that help the blood clot. Without proper platelet levels, ITP patients can experience excessive bruising and bleeding, and other symptoms. Usually, ITP occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys blood platelets – the cell fragments that… Read More »

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Vaccines And Vasculitis – What To Know About Your Legal Rights

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Vasculitis occurs when inflammation of the blood vessels causes them to thicken. This thickening reduces the passageways that blood passes through – leading to restricted blood flow and potential organ and tissue damage. Many different types of vasculitis exist, and can vary greatly in duration and severity. Some of the more dangerous forms of… Read More »

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ADEM And Your Legal Rights: When You Can Recover If ADEM Is Associated With A Vaccine

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Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (commonly known as “ADEM”) is generally described as a short but serious bout of inflammation in the brain and spinal cord that damages myelin (the nerve fibers’ protective covering). The effects of ADEM can range from mild to debilitating for those afflicted. Symptoms of ADEM can include but are not limited… Read More »

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What Is “SIRVA”, And What Are Your Legal Options When It Is Linked To A Vaccine?

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It’s not unusual to have a sore shoulder after receiving a vaccination. That doesn’t mean vaccine administration through the shoulder is always free from further complications, however. Issues a person may experience include “Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration”, or SIRVA for short. SIRVA is a preventable medical issue caused by the injection of… Read More »

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What To Know About Bell’s Palsy And Your Legal Rights After A Vaccine

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Bell’s Palsy is a condition in which facial muscles suddenly become weak and even droopy, with other effects that can often be severe.  According to the Mayo Clinic, Bell’s Palsy is also referred to as “acute peripheral facial palsy of unknown cause”, and may be caused by viral infections that inflame facial nerves. This… Read More »

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Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) – What Is It, And What Are Your Rights When It Is A Vaccine Injury?

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Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy – “CIDP” for short – is a rare autoimmune disorder where the body’s immune system mounts an inflammatory response that attacks peripheral nerves in the arms and legs. Essentially, the body’s natural defenses attack its own healthy tissue. CIDP is characterized by progressive weakness in the limbs, fatigue, numbness, and… Read More »

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Transverse Myelitis: What Is The Condition, And Can It Be Caused By A Vaccine Dose?

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Transverse myelitis is a disorder caused by inflammation of the spinal cord – the part of the central nervous system that sends impulse signals between your brain and the nerves in your body. “Transverse” refers to the pattern, or span, of sensations across the trunk of the body. “Myelitis” refers to the inflammation itself…. Read More »

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What To Know About Guillain-Barré Syndrome And Vaccines

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Guillain-Barré Syndrome, also known as GBS, is a unique autoimmune disorder in which the body’s own immune system mistakenly attacks healthy nerves. This causes nerve damage that can be severe, as well as muscle weakness and even paralysis. Symptoms can last weeks, months, or years in some cases. Even after recovery, some GBS patients… Read More »

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5 Common Vaccine-Related Injuries And Paths Toward Fair Compensation

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Vaccines administered in the United States for a variety of potential illnesses from the flu to hepatitis are generally safe and effective. Most people will receive a preventative shot with little or no side effects. However, some may have allergic reactions to a vaccine, or, worse, suffer some type of debilitating illness or injury… Read More »

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