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scrapper 04-25-2007 05:52 PM

Does getting blood taken hurt?
 
Alright guys and thx in advance I was wondering if having blood drawn hurts. I have my first amature kickboxing match in 2 months and I might have 2 get blood drawn but im not positive and its getting me nervous.

rnv18 04-25-2007 05:56 PM

It dosent hurt. It may feel a little funny though when blood is being pulled out. It dosnt hurt though.

pt447 04-25-2007 05:58 PM

you've never had a blood test? go to the doctor man...

and besides... you're getting ready for a kickboxing fight and you're afraid of getting blood drawn? i'll never understand people's fear of "the needle"... lol

maybe i'm just a ghoul!

baz00ca 04-25-2007 06:00 PM

when it first goes in its like..i dunno a quick pinch...after that its smooth sailing. if you are squimish look away and its easy to get through

BJJ Boy 04-25-2007 06:25 PM

Dude, youre going into an mma fight and youre worried about blood test??? Well, they dont hurt at all, you getting punched in the face will hurt alot more then a little needle. You can get a cream at youre local pharmasist that you rub on 1hour before the needle shot and it numbs the skin thier and you can feel a thing.

pauly_j 04-25-2007 06:28 PM

I give blood all the time. It feels awesome.

esv 04-25-2007 06:50 PM

It doesn't hurt at all.

swpthleg 04-25-2007 10:08 PM

they'll usually tell you "just a pinch" and it's accurate, that's all it is. DEFINITELY look away if yr. grossed out like someone else said. I hate needles and IVs and so forth, but as long as I look away it's OK and no big deal.

UFCFAN33 04-25-2007 10:11 PM

Its not bad at all. Little bee sting for a sec and its over. lol I would be more focused on your fight.

Unseen 04-26-2007 01:40 PM

Do you guys get money for your blood?


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