Women in different cities have reported a change in their menstrual cycle after vaccination. An Idaho doctor says this is not unexpected.
BOISE, Idaho – In cities across the country, some women have reported changes in their menstrual cycle after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. However, an Idaho doctor has not heard of any cases of this in Gem State.
As COVID-19 vaccine development continues in Idaho, news of many different side effects has spread among residents, both in person and online. Most of the side effects that people experience after receiving the vaccine are minor, including pain, headaches and fever.
Recently, some women in different cities have reported a change in their menstrual cycle after vaccination.
Medical experts in the Treasure Valley have not heard of this happening to women in the area. Dr. However, Steven Nemerson, clinical director of Saint Alphonsus, has heard used stories about this.
“It is not surprising that with the administration of the vaccine, which is designed to generate an immune response that will then protect you from getting COVID, that the effect of the vaccine and the immunological response would cause a transient or a limited change in a woman̵
Nemerson wants to emphasize that the COVID-19 vaccine will not harm the woman’s reproductive system and will not affect their ability to have a child.
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