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Blood test! D=

Discussion in 'Children & Teens' started by anna.r.rudjord, Jan 23, 2017.

  1. anna.r.rudjord

    anna.r.rudjord Type 1 · Member

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    Hi Today i'm gonna take a blood test and I dread very much!
    Please wish me good luck
     
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    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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    Hi @anna.r.rudjord, good luck with your test!
    Don't dread it! What will be will be.
     
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    azure Type 1 · Expert

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    Good luck @anna.r.rudjord :)

    Try to think about something to keep your mind busy :)
     
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    hankjam Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I'm not keen on them myself, so I make sure I close my eyes, think on something else and let it happen.
    Good luck to you.
     
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    Nicksu Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Distraction is the name of the game - concentrate on the light or something else in the room. (or think about what a phlebotomist said to me - which made me giggle - "the worst ones are the young fit men who come in for a blood test - they are the fainters!"). (and they call women the weaker sex - ha ha!)
     
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    Tabbyjoolz Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good phlebotomists are usually very quick. Just look away.
     
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    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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    It's just as well we men don't have to give birth! :rolleyes:
     
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  8. anna.r.rudjord

    anna.r.rudjord Type 1 · Member

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    Thank you for the support!
     
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    22nw22 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I was very scared of it when I was in the children ward. I am totally fine with them now I get them done in the adult one. I'm 13 so. All other appointments are done in the children's
     
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    22nw22 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    22nw22 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    No, it was a lie it was phlebotomy
     
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