I Hate I V 's

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    Needles in general!!! i hate the feeling of something going into my skin, makes me cringe!
    lovlife lovlife
    18-21, M
    May 2, 2010

    Why Do They Always Put Them In The Worst Place

    in November of 2011 I spent 4 weeks in the hospital with severe infections. The first iv I put in me was in the crook of my elbow. of course this meant that every time I moved the alarm on my monitor went off. when they had to replace the iv the nurse put it on the back of my...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 17, 2013

    I Hate IV 's

    My fist i v i had i was 16 years old i was having a lumpecty breast secergy , the nurse came in she said hun iam putting a iv in your arm. arm my foot she put the thing right in the top of my hand .well she coundnt get the vain first try , lord then she started digging in my hand...
    lunnas lunnas
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Feb 2, 2008

    Ugh Bleh Meh!

    Having an IV in just makes me uncomfortable. for one thing-- I'm afraid to move too quickly just in case it rips out. really I'm afraid to move at all because it's just uncomfortable. AND THEN I start feeling it in my arm. like... actually inside. I can feel the moving...
    angeldancer angeldancer
    22-25, F
    Mar 28, 2012

    How Much Does It Hurt? :(

    I have femoral hernia and a surgery is something I can't avoid. I was scheduled for a surgery last 2 years but it got cancelled because I was away at college in another state.I think getting an IV is the scariest part for me. And maybe the anesthesia too. Which hurts more?
    luckyno13 luckyno13
    3 Responses Aug 15, 2011

    Boy,do I

     i had an i.v.in me several times.once,i was in a car wreck.the medic went to put an i.v.in me and i swear he tried to stick it straight through my arm.i liked to have jumped out of the ambulance.when i had my surgeries,they did not hurt.but boy,that one was bad.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    Nov 2, 2009

    IV Tomorrow

    I've got to have an IV tomorrow for a lignacaine infusion for fibromyalgia (it's supposed to numb all pain for 6 weeks). I'm really not looking forward to it as any time I have a needle jabbed into me it hurts like hell. Plus the last time I had one it was because I had taken an...
    maximotion maximotion
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 19, 2008
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