Jessica Shepherd, MD, MBA, FACOG, is Verywell Health's Chief Medical Officer. She is an engaging and well-known media personality that is seen regularly as an expert on Good Morning America, The Today Show, Steve Harvey, CBS News, and FOX News (NY, LA Chicago, and Dallas) among others. She has written in various journals including Cosmopolitan, Teen Vogue, Women's Health Magazine, Women's Day, Self, Family Circle, Parents, Best Health, and Essence. Her passion for women’s health has allowed her to be an advocate for conditions such as fibroids, endometriosis, and health care disparities. In addition to radio programs nationwide such as Doctors Radio, NPR, and Tom Joyner, Dr. Shepherd also gives lectures nationally and internationally on health issues.
These side effects do not indicate having the disease but are normal signs that your body is building protection. These side effects—which could include pain, redness, or swelling at the injection site, as well as fever, fatigue, headache, muscle pain, and chills—may be mildly noticeable and sometimes take you away from some daily activities, but usually go away in a few days.19 December 2021