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Write-up: Had blood with his stools like when he used the restroom he lost about half a water bottle of blood; Blood is still coming out; He has lost half of a water bottle of blood like 20 to 25 ml so far; Swollen arm; Tiredness; Had a low blood platelet count/his number is 167,000; This is a spontaneous report from a contactable consumer. A 24-years-old male patient received first dose of bnt162b2 (PFIZER-BIONTECH COVID-19 VACCINE, lot number: ER8734, expiration date was not reported), via an unspecified route of administration, administered in the left arm on 09Apr2021 17:30 at single dose for covid-19 immunisation. The patient''s medical history and concomitant medications were not reported. It was reported that within 48 hours after the consumer have no side effects but her boyfriend was feeling the typical side effects of swollen arm and the tiredness etc. Then in the morning on the third day, he had blood with his stools like when he used the restroom, he lost about half a water bottle of blood. Consumer read online with the signs and pictures and all that, in a very rare instances some people, their antibodies can attack their own blood platelet and lower the level. So, they went and had blood test ran and the normal number of blood platelets for his age and his gender male is 250,000 but his number is 167,000, which is about a 100,000 less and it was seventeen thousand away from a critical number of 150,000 blood platelets and the blood is still coming out. He was suffering from this on 11Apr2021 and he got the shot on 09Apr2021, he started showing blood on 11Apr2021 (not clarified further), this was his first shot. He went to the ER. They went to the hospital and they got the blood work done, he was admitted to the ER for 4 hours and based on the blood results they are sending him to see a specialist tomorrow (as reported) and monitoring his blood loss. They had a lab test ran on his blood work. The result was that he had a low blood platelet count. He has lost half of a water bottle of blood like 20 to 25 ml so far. Consumer stated that they were asking as if this maybe hemorrhoidal or something else but they didn''t see anything like that. So, doctor in ER was not aware about the cases where people in very rare circumstances do have bleeding (further clarification unknown). Outcome of the events was unknown.
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