Anti-Covid vaccines: what is urinary urgency, this new adverse effect?

Lower urinary tract problems were identified in a significant proportion.

Anti-Covid vaccine: what is urinary urgency, this new side effect?

The Side effects from vaccine against the covid are known, mild or moderate and generally of short duration. Recently, the National Agency for the Safety of Medicines (ANSM) published the exhaustive list of side effects that can be caused by vaccines Pfizer and Moderna.

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Overactive bladder

Among them (some effects are specific to Moderna* and others to Pfizer**, they are respectively indicated by one or two asterisks. When it is not specified, it is a common effect):

– Pain at the injection site
– Fatigue, headaches
– joint pain
– Chills, fever
– joint and muscle pain
– Diarrhea
– Insomnia**
– Excessive sweating (day or night)**
– A decrease in appetite**
– A feeling of weakness or lack of energy/drowsiness**
– Nausea, vomiting
– A reaction at the injection site (redness, hives, swelling); for Moderna, these reactions may be delayed
– A skin rash
– Swollen lymph nodes
– Insomnia
– Malaise, dizziness*
– Itching at the injection site
– Hypoesthesia* (decreased sensation or sensitivity, particularly in the skin) or paresthesia** (unusual sensation in the skin, such as tingling or tingling)
– Facial paralysis
– Swelling of the face
– Inflammation of the heart muscle (myocarditis) or inflammation of the lining outside the heart (pericarditis) which may cause shortness of breath, palpitations or chest pain.
– A skin reaction that causes red spots or patches on the skin which may look like a target or “roundel” with a dark red center surrounded by paler red rings (erythema multiforme) an allergic reaction (urticaria, facial swelling, anaphylactic shock, etc.).
– Extensive swelling of the vaccinated limb**

Nevertheless, new pathologies linked to the doses of Pfizer, Moderna or AstraZeneca continue to emerge. Among them, theurinary urgency Where overactive bladder. On this subject, our colleagues from El Periodico cite a report published by the Medical University of Kaohsiung in Taiwan and collected by “Redacción Médica”, which warns that these vaccines have been “significantly” associated with lower urinary tract problems.

The study in question relates to a sample of 889 vaccinated, none of them had undergone urological intervention during the last three months. Among them, 13.4% however declared urine problems after vaccination.

A second study by JAMA Cardiology specifies that a risk of myocarditis or a overactive bladder is more common after second dose.

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