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Old 10-24-2008, 12:18 PM   #1
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Flu Shots-yes or no??

There is no middle ground on this one-either you do or you don't.

Who gets flu shots? Mrs SK swears by em', I've never had one in 49 years, and I don't plan on starting anytime soon. Neither of us has had the flu in a long while, so we're at an impasse.

Really no right or wrong on this one(other than to those strongly susceptible to influenza) just curious as to what everyone else does!

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Old 10-24-2008, 12:21 PM   #2
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Microsoft gives them to us free of charge ...so yeap we'll be standing in line.
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Old 10-24-2008, 12:24 PM   #3
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Lasy year was the first time I ever got one and last year I got sick. Now logically I know that you do not get sick just from having the shot and I know that the medical professionals all recommend it, but emotionally I am against it for myself. I know too many people who have gotten the shot and then get sick. I will take my chances without.
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Old 10-24-2008, 12:25 PM   #4
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Nope,
I don't do them either. Never have.
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Old 10-24-2008, 12:26 PM   #5
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I've never had a flu shot. And no, I wouldn't get one either. Seems like the people I know who get flu shots are the ones always getting sick. Go figure...
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Old 10-24-2008, 12:39 PM   #6
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Nope. Haven't had the flu since 6th grade.
Not high risk.
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Old 10-24-2008, 12:51 PM   #7
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I'm considered to be in a high risk category because of my age, so I get one every year.
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Old 10-24-2008, 12:56 PM   #8
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My mother said I got one once when I was little, how little I don't know, and got very sick so she never bothered with them again and neither have I as an adult. I couldn't tell you the last time I had the flu.... as a young kid I suppose.
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Old 10-24-2008, 01:00 PM   #9
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We get them. Influenza isn't a cold or sore throat...it can be deadly.
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Old 10-24-2008, 01:27 PM   #10
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I have a compromised immune system so I do get the flu injection..The vaccine is dead so there should be no problem, I do get a slight reaction from the injection, but it's gone overnight, I also get the pneumonia injections...Better for me to be safe than sorry.
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