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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 04-25-2007, 06:52 PM Thread Starter
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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.
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post #2 of 14 (permalink) Old 04-25-2007, 06:56 PM
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It dosent hurt. It may feel a little funny though when blood is being pulled out. It dosnt hurt though.
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post #3 of 14 (permalink) Old 04-25-2007, 06:58 PM
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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

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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

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post #5 of 14 (permalink) Old 04-25-2007, 07:25 PM
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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.
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post #6 of 14 (permalink) Old 04-25-2007, 07:28 PM
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I give blood all the time. It feels awesome.

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post #7 of 14 (permalink) Old 04-25-2007, 07:50 PM
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It doesn't hurt at all.
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post #8 of 14 (permalink) Old 04-25-2007, 11:08 PM
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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.
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post #9 of 14 (permalink) Old 04-25-2007, 11:11 PM
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Its not bad at all. Little bee sting for a sec and its over. lol I would be more focused on your fight.
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post #10 of 14 (permalink) Old 04-26-2007, 02:40 PM
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Do you guys get money for your blood?
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