How Painful Was It Getting The Hpv Injections?

by Rachel on January 27, 2010

Im due my 1st one today, im not scared of needles,just the pain of a needle going in?
How sore was it for you all?

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lozzie January 27, 2010 at 10:38 am

I have had all three and for me the first was the worse. The actual needle wasn’t too bad, it just kinds stung, but I had a sore arm for a week. The other two were not as bad. If it really bothers you take an advil/panadol or use an ice-pack.

Rhianna Returns January 27, 2010 at 1:42 pm

It can’t on any level be described as ‘painful’. It’s a sharp sting that you feel when the medication is injected, it’s not the needle you feel. You might find that the site where you had your injection is a but red and bruised for a few days afterwards, but nothing major.

*HorseyM January 27, 2010 at 5:54 pm

I’ve just had mine (last month) and it didn’t hurt. I don’t particularly like needles, but it didn’t bother me. The only one that slightly hurt was the third one because that is mixed with a booster jab. (You have a series of three jabs over a few months.) Just keep thinking about how much you’d rather have three injections instead of dying from cervical cancer.
You’ll be fine… x

? January 27, 2010 at 7:46 pm

I did have a bruise after my first one and felt drowsy-but it didn’t hurt.
Tips:Look to the opposite wall and wriggle thoes toes-keep the circulation going!
Dont worry-you’ll be absoloutley fine!
xxx

Millie x January 28, 2010 at 12:21 am

It Doesn’t Hurt.
I Had Mine Done And It Just Feels Like Someone Is Pinching You A Little.
Thats All
Dont Worry You’ll Be Fine
:)
Hope It Helps

Maria January 28, 2010 at 5:59 am

It wasnt that bad…just dont look at it going in :)

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