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Old 11-08-2007, 08:39 PM   #16
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The problem is, I always get sick.
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Old 11-08-2007, 09:33 PM   #17
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Never felt the need to.
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Old 11-08-2007, 10:29 PM   #18
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I've never gotten the flu shot. I've also never had the flu.
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Old 11-08-2007, 11:02 PM   #19
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I get mine Saturday.

My brother has to get one for medical reasons, so my mother scheduled all of us for shots at the same time.
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Old 11-09-2007, 12:55 AM   #20
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My mum had other health issues which made getting the flu especially dangerous for her, so we all used to get flu shots every year. Since she died I haven't gotten one. I'm not around many people though, so I figure that helps keep my chances of getting it down.
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Old 11-09-2007, 02:14 AM   #21
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I really never get sick. I take a multi vitamin every day as well as vitamin C and transfer factor (if I feel like I'm coming down with something). You'd be amazed at how vitamins actually work.
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Old 11-09-2007, 02:24 PM   #22
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You couldn't pay me enough to get a flu shot.
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Old 11-09-2007, 02:25 PM   #23
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I really never get sick. I take a multi vitamin every day as well as vitamin C and transfer factor (if I feel like I'm coming down with something). You'd be amazed at how vitamins actually work.
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Old 11-09-2007, 02:43 PM   #24
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Since I work at a large university and there are always a bunch of sick people around, I get a flu shot every year--fortunately, the university gives them free to faculty, employees, and their spouse. I'm the biggest needle weenie in the world, but I got mine last Friday. Aside from a little tenderness over the weekend, so far, so good. Wasn't nearly as bad as having blood drawn, which I have to do once a month for a clotting rate test since I had a huge DVT in my aorta a few years ago--I have tiny veins, and they tend to roll when they are stuck. The phlebotomist gets one try; after that, I'm outta there until another day.
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Old 11-09-2007, 03:02 PM   #25
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This year we didn't get them. Funny thing is, I used to get horribly sick once every fall, and this year I haven't gotten sick at all yet. *knock on wood* Maybe not getting the flu shot was a good thing after all.
That's possible. Some people react a bit too strong to vaccines and then they develop the disease.
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Old 11-09-2007, 04:31 PM   #26
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I received my annual shot two weeks ago.
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Old 11-09-2007, 05:15 PM   #27
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I got mine in mid-October, because of my immune system from the meds I take, I have to be careful. Also, because I work in the community and go into many different households, I am diligent about handwashing, etc.
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Old 11-09-2007, 05:28 PM   #28
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Not yet, but I plan to next week.
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Old 11-10-2007, 12:18 AM   #29
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No and I won't. It's a total crapshoot anyway.
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Old 11-10-2007, 01:06 AM   #30
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One of my daughters and I both got the shot about 2 weeks ago... within a week she had a nasty flu.

I got one this year because I didn't last year, and I got a really really bad flu, sickest I have ever been... it was scary.

The shot makes my arm really sore, it felt like someone slugged me in the arm for about 3 days.
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