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Can I get a covid vaccine this Saturday even I don't have a

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Can I get a covid vaccine this Saturday even I don't have a normal chest xray yet due to covid pneumonia reactive pleural effusion parapneumonic. I still have some effusion left. But no more fever ever since. I got covid Aug 6. I only have fast heart beat, 99-105, 110-115. 120-125 when I get up but no shortness of breath. And I only produce phlegm through mouth/throat.
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 17 days ago.
Hi. I’m Dr. Mark. I’m a board certified physician and happy to assist you. Let me get you information.
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 17 days ago.
How soon can you get vaccinated after recovering from COVID-19?"After testing positive for COVID-19, you will need to postpone getting vaccinated until your symptoms have resolved and you've met the criteria for discontinuing isolation. This timeline can vary by person, depending on your symptom severity and the treatments you may have received.If you have symptoms, the criteria for ending isolation include:10 days have passed since your symptoms began;
24 fever-free hours without the use of fever-reducing medications;
Your other COVID-19 symptoms are improvingSome of the other symptoms of COVID-19 may take quite some time to go away. For instance, loss of smell or taste can linger in some people. You do not need to delay vaccination if you're still experiencing these more mild symptoms of COVID-19.If you are not experiencing symptoms, there's one main criteria for ending isolation:10 days have passed since your positive viral testIf you begin to develop symptoms during isolation, follow the "if you have symptoms" criteria above before getting vaccinated.
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
How about the fast heart beat doctor
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 17 days ago.
That’s not a reason not to get the shot.
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
I can get the vaccine this saturday doctor?
Expert:  Dr. Mark replied 17 days ago.
you can.