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So, I'm going to get a few of my vaccines on Monday and I have a few questions?

1) Can you feel the vaccine going through your vein/ muscles?
2) I have a vaccine scar from when I was a baby, will they give me these vaccines at the same spot?
3) How much does it hurt?
4) Does Emla/ other numbing creams work?

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An orgasm.
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Vaccines are liquid tracking devices that were created by the government
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It feels wet
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It feels wet
Are you joking or serious, I can't tell.
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depending onhow sensitive you are, it hurts alot.mainly when the needle already goes through and after it has been taken out, mine hurt for about 1 week.it helps to look away and just have random thoughts
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1) You feel a sharp scratch for a second, and that's about it.
2) They try to jab your non-dominant arm. So because I'm right-handed, my left arm gets the injections.
3) Not much. If you relax you'll only feel the aforementioned sharp scratch, it's not bad at all.
4) Probably? Seems a bit overkill for a jab though, given how quickly they're administered.
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(Original post by Anonymous)
Hi!

So, I'm going to get a few of my vaccines on Monday and I have a few questions?

1) Can you feel the vaccine going through your vein/ muscles?
2) I have a vaccine scar from when I was a baby, will they give me these vaccines at the same spot?
3) How much does it hurt?
4) Does Emla/ other numbing creams work?

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1) No
2) They will avoid scar tissue, vaccines do not usually leave an scar or sign at all
3) Poke yourself with a needle - that much at the most, often not at all.
4) They aren't used, they aren't necessary, it's nothing like having a cannula in the back of your hand
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(Original post by Anonymous)
Hi!

So, I'm going to get a few of my vaccines on Monday and I have a few questions?

1) Can you feel the vaccine going through your vein/ muscles?
2) I have a vaccine scar from when I was a baby, will they give me these vaccines at the same spot?
3) How much does it hurt?
4) Does Emla/ other numbing creams work?

Thanks!
1) Yes (they will be going into muscle, not a vein)
2) No. The scar is probably from the BCG vaccine, other vaccines shouldn't leave scars.
3) Depends, some vaccines hurt a bit more than others but for me, they hurt less than a blood test. Your arm might be a little sore for a couple of days afterwards.
4) Even toddlers don't get numbing cream for vaccines - you'll be fine!
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If you're getting an injection, it feels like a brief sharp poke. Whatever it is it's a lot less painful than getting the diseases you're vaccinated for. I got injections in a different spot to the scar I had from getting it as a baby.
Not all vaccines are injected though. The flu vaccine is just a nasal spray.
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The flu vaccine is just a nasal spray.
That's just for kids, no? I get injections
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That's just for kids, no? I get injections
yeah probably. it's just something I remembered from an NHS ad
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1) Yes (they will be going into muscle, not a vein)
2) No. The scar is probably from the BCG vaccine, other vaccines shouldn't leave scars.
3) Depends, some vaccines hurt a bit more than others but for me, they hurt less than a blood test. Your arm might be a little sore for a couple of days afterwards.
4) Even toddlers don't get numbing cream for vaccines - you'll be fine!
Yeah, I think the scar is from the BCG vaccine then. I haven't had a blood test in as long as I can remember so I don't really know how those feel. I'm getting the MenACWY and the 3 in 1 teenage booster (I'm in year 10). I have an extremely low pain tolerance so i was wondering if I could use the emla cream before I go to the GP?

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Yeah, I think the scar is from the BCG vaccine then. I haven't had a blood test in as long as I can remember so I don't really know how those feel. I'm getting the MenACWY and the 3 in 1 teenage booster (I'm in year 10). I have an extremely low pain tolerance so i was wondering if I could use the emla cream before I go to the GP?

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You probably can use it but better to check that it won't affect the vaccine.
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You probably can use it but better to check that it won't affect the vaccine.
Okay, thanks!
Do you know if the MenACWY or 3 in 1 booster are particularly painful vaccines?
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Okay, thanks!
Do you know if the MenACWY or 3 in 1 booster are particularly painful vaccines?
Not sure, I haven't had it. I would say the HPV vaccine was the most painful one for me (and even that one wasn't too bad)
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Not sure, I haven't had it. I would say the HPV vaccine was the most painful one for me (and even that one wasn't too bad)
Ah! The HPV shot, I think my school is doing that sometime later this term idek. How did it feel like?
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Ah! The HPV shot, I think my school is doing that sometime later this term idek. How did it feel like?
A bit sore but otherwise fine.
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Why do people stress about it lol,



Its just one second of oof and then its over lol
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