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Re: CONFESSIONS (FRIVOLOUS)
« Reply #4890 on: November 15, 2018, 12:29:32 PM »

LOL

My most recent needle experience was that the nurse couldn't properly find the vein so I got multiple stabbings and a dry pull and ugh. Never again.

Also never again: going to the drug store for my flu vaccine. That started a few years ago, and I went along with my family, and I got nerve damage in my arm because the lady didn't get the right spot and instead punctured a nerve in my arm. Left arm has never been the same, still sometimes struggle to keep a decent grip in my left hand.
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Re: CONFESSIONS (FRIVOLOUS)
« Reply #4891 on: November 15, 2018, 12:31:20 PM »

OH MY GOSH, DRUG STORE VACCINES ARE BAAAAD

I remember this nurse lady holding me behind a curtain and like, JAMMING the needle in, and my arm feeling, like....wrong for days afterwards, like, I don't know what that lady did wrong, but it was NOT pleasant.
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« Reply #4892 on: November 15, 2018, 12:36:06 PM »

Yeah, that's kinda what happened to me. At first it started like a kinda weird tingling or whatever, and then I started getting shooting pains, and by the next week I couldn't hold onto stuff right without accidentally dropping it so I went to the doctor all freaked out and she poked it a couple times and did a test and told me the nerve was damaged. TO THIS DAY the spot still hurts when touched (it hurts on both sides, but on my right side is from something else). That was in like 2012 or something like that and now in 2018 I'm still dealing with it every now and again. Mostly I'm fine, but I'll still get tingling/numbness, and I still don't have a strong grip
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« Reply #4893 on: November 15, 2018, 12:37:19 PM »

Oh, that's awful!! Whoever that nurse was was not performing up to standards at all!
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« Reply #4894 on: November 15, 2018, 12:39:15 PM »

It was the first year they were allowed to do it, and my family doctor (who usually does it) is kinda far away, so my family just figured, hey, let's go to (insert drug store name here) and get them done. Yeah... no. Never again. I will only ever get my vaccines done from accredited healthcare professionals now.
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Re: CONFESSIONS (FRIVOLOUS)
« Reply #4895 on: November 15, 2018, 12:40:10 PM »

yeah, me too!!
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« Reply #4896 on: November 15, 2018, 12:40:42 PM »

What's worse is, my family makes fun of me and says I made the whole thing up because they went at the same time and it didn't happen to them. Like yeah, I totally just did months of at home rehab for fun guys -_-
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Re: CONFESSIONS (FRIVOLOUS)
« Reply #4897 on: November 15, 2018, 04:16:12 PM »

I always get my flu shot at the local pharmacy and itís fine for me? One time the nurse distracted me by telling me why my feet were cold and I didnít notice when she gave the shot which was Great
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Re: CONFESSIONS (FRIVOLOUS)
« Reply #4898 on: November 15, 2018, 04:17:59 PM »

I'm not saying all pharmacies are bad, or that any (except the one I was at) are bad. I'm just saying that after my experience I'm super wary of them, because I've heard some other weird stories about pharmacy flu shots from other people too. But I mean, to each their own. Do what works best for you of course
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Re: CONFESSIONS (FRIVOLOUS)
« Reply #4899 on: November 15, 2018, 04:28:51 PM »

Flue shot? Why?
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Re: CONFESSIONS (FRIVOLOUS)
« Reply #4900 on: November 15, 2018, 04:30:02 PM »

??? Do you?? Not get a flu shot??
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Re: CONFESSIONS (FRIVOLOUS)
« Reply #4901 on: November 15, 2018, 04:33:19 PM »

I don't :P
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Re: CONFESSIONS (FRIVOLOUS)
« Reply #4902 on: November 15, 2018, 04:34:49 PM »

Yíall, please,
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Re: CONFESSIONS (FRIVOLOUS)
« Reply #4903 on: November 15, 2018, 04:35:58 PM »

No. I just eat healthy, and take some herbals when necessary. What happens in my family is that one person might get it bad, but once it goes thru a few of us it results in maybe the sniffles.
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Re: CONFESSIONS (FRIVOLOUS)
« Reply #4904 on: November 15, 2018, 04:37:29 PM »

in all honesty, I haven't had one in the last two years or so just because in the past when I have had it, I always get sick right afterwards and am sick for weeks. I know that's illogical but yeah
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