She reassured it’s “nothing to be concerned about” unless you have a “severe, unusual headache that doesn’t respond to paracetamol” within four to 28 days of having the vaccine.
Addressing the concern of “very rare blood clots that can happen in the brain”, Dr Zoe confirmed this type of headache could potentially be the first sign.
It’s also of concern “if the headache is worse when you’re lying down or bending forward”.
Also be wary of headaches that are accompanied by “strange symptoms”, such as:
- Blurred vision