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Old 10-14-2012, 02:10 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I've never had a flu shot, and only had what I might call the flu one time(bed ridden for a week with a temp) about 5 years ago.
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Old 10-14-2012, 04:17 AM   #12 (permalink)
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No, and I don't intend to get it. The last time I went for it we went as a family and all of us ended up sick with the flu about 2 weeks later.
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Old 10-14-2012, 04:41 AM   #13 (permalink)
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I have yet to have a single flu shot and have never had the flu (knock on wood). The only bad thing I get is Strep Throat but since I battled Strep a few years ago with out any antibiotics I haven't gotten it since (no medical insurance sucks....)
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Old 10-14-2012, 11:48 AM   #14 (permalink)
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No, and I don't intend to get it. The last time I went for it we went as a family and all of us ended up sick with the flu about 2 weeks later.
That's supposed to happen...
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Old 10-14-2012, 09:36 PM   #15 (permalink)
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I've only gotten flu shots when I used to work with kids. I'd feel slightly weak for a few days, but that was all. Nowadays, I don't get flu shots and I generally don't get sick, but when I do, I get sick bad. High fever, sneezing, coughing, everything. And it lasts for weeks.

I'm not a high risk person. I am not and I don't come into great contact with the weak. So I don't think it's fair for me to get immunized over someone else who may need it.
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Old 10-14-2012, 11:11 PM   #16 (permalink)
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I got it when I was in hospital last year, I flagged down the guy who was going around and giving them right before he left.

One thing I have to say-Being in hospital for 3 months gets you over your fear of needles fast. I didn't even feel the needle he used.
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Old 10-14-2012, 11:20 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Old 10-15-2012, 12:06 AM   #18 (permalink)
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My reaction whenever a doctor even MENTIONS IN PASSING the words "needle" "injection" or "shot":

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Old 10-15-2012, 08:09 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Nope and like the rest don't plan to. Unless I need to for when I become an EMT I know you have to get some other crazy shots for that though. My, I think, senior year in high school I got some shots to keep me up to date on things and one was a meningitis shot. I was lime dead for the first two weeks of school.
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Old 10-15-2012, 08:32 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Never gotten one, frankly don't trust them. Haven't had the flu... Or at least not in any time that I really remember it.

I thankfully have a pretty robust immune system and don't get sick. When I do it's a minor PIA, and usually gone within a day, never keeping me from work.

Seems like my daughter has the same immune system thankfully too. She used to get sick at least once or twice a year, you know... kids and all. Germs... etc.

I don't think she's been sick in the past 3 years now, at all.
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