View Poll Results: Do you normally get a Flu Shot

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    Do you get flu shots?

    Bit of curiosity here. They're offering it at my office and I just realized I've never really gotten one, partially because I avoid shots if possible and partially because I've just never gotten the flu and have convinced myself the moment I actually get the shot is the year I get the flu.

    Do you get flu shots, do you not? Do you do it because you want it or you feel like you should do it? Do you not get it because you don't think about it or because you simply don't want it?

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    Re: Do you get flu shots?

    I have a healthy fear of needles. And my immune system kicks ass!
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    Re: Do you get flu shots?

    I normally get them, but didn't get one last year. Need to get one this year.

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    Re: Do you get flu shots?

    I've never gotten the flu shot. Originally it was because I hated needles, but then as I grew older and started my medical profession I saw the pointlessness of it. There is plenty of conflicting research, but my own personal view is that the chemicals in it are damaging to the body and in turn your immune system, and the immune response that some people have to the flu shot mimics illness in the first place.

    If you contract the standard flu and your body fights it off, the immunity you gain from that interaction will be much better for you than the shot.

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    Re: Do you get flu shots?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    I have a healthy fear of needles. And my immune system kicks ass!
    This sums me up nicely.
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    Re: Do you get flu shots?

    No.
    I'm an healthy young male, any flu that comes this way will never see the light again.
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    Re: Do you get flu shots?

    No.

    Healthy and good immune system here too. I don't think I'll bother getting it until well into my retirement years.
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    Re: Do you get flu shots?

    You need to fix the poll, change Chuck to the Good Reverend for a more dramatic position.
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    Re: Do you get flu shots?

    Every year I was in the AF and had a flu shot, I got the flu, hadn't had it since.


    The Good Reverend does not do flu shots.
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    Re: Do you get flu shots?

    Declaring oneself as a Chuck Norris' equal is a sin of untold levels.
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