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View Poll Results: Have you gotten a flu shot this year?
Yes 23 38.98%
No 36 61.02%
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Old 01-09-2013, 04:01 PM   #31 (permalink)
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I don't think I've ever had the flu.
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Old 01-09-2013, 04:02 PM   #32 (permalink)
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I don't think I've ever had the flu.
well yer screwed now. jinxed
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Old 01-09-2013, 04:04 PM   #33 (permalink)
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I thought I had it last night, but the fact that it's responded so well to medication and appears to be pretty much gone already makes me pretty sure it was just another run of the mill head cold.
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Old 01-09-2013, 04:06 PM   #34 (permalink)
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Hey, I am not a doctor, but I have been giving out breast exams for years.


Just because someone isn't a "Doctor" doesn't mean that they cant help.
Then why does CC get so much flak?
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Old 01-09-2013, 04:19 PM   #36 (permalink)
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Nope. Hardly ever get sick. Allergies are a b*tch though.
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Old 01-09-2013, 04:45 PM   #37 (permalink)
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I've gotten a flu shot every year for the past 25 years or so and never got the flu. 2003 was a big transition year for me and I forgot all about getting the shot. The flu kicked my ass off and on for about a month that year.
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Old 01-09-2013, 04:47 PM   #38 (permalink)
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So looking at these poll results, I should wash my hands after I leave the pub.
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Probably after breast exams, too.
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Old 01-09-2013, 05:04 PM   #40 (permalink)
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On this issue I can tell you that we have been swamped in the ER in Gergia and we have seen it in the worst stages in the elderly and children who are the exact people that NEED the flu shot
Flu Shots May Not Protect the Elderly or the Very Young: Scientific American
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Old 01-09-2013, 05:13 PM   #41 (permalink)
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Probably after breast exams, too.
So use some mouthwash?
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Old 01-09-2013, 05:13 PM   #42 (permalink)
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You do not get the flu from the flu shot...period. Probably better shot of getting the flu from the mist since it is a very weakened version of a live virus. Problem is people confuse the flu with bad cold. Also, folks that get "sick" right after the shot are incorrect to blame the shot because it takes a couple of weeks to run thru the system. If you do get the flu a couple of days after the shot, it's because you have the flu before the shot.

Get the flu shot or get the flu.
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Probably after breast exams, too.
You don't know where those things have been
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I know at least 20 people who got a flu shot and still caught the flu.
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