7 doctors weighed in:
Is getting a vaccination painful?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Can be
The important thing to remember to lessen vaccination pain is to avoid tensing up or contracting the muscle where the injection is going .
I am a Pediatrician, and I find the best way to avoid painful responses to injections is simply to divert attention away from the needle, it is very useful!!

In brief: Can be
The important thing to remember to lessen vaccination pain is to avoid tensing up or contracting the muscle where the injection is going .
I am a Pediatrician, and I find the best way to avoid painful responses to injections is simply to divert attention away from the needle, it is very useful!!
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: No, not really
Every day, hundreds of thousands of people get vaccinations to protect themselves and their family and community members from dreaded diseases such as measles, whooping cough, pneumonia, meningitis, etc.
.. Oral and nasal spray vaccines have no pain at all. Shots have a tiny bit of pain for a few seconds.

In brief: No, not really
Every day, hundreds of thousands of people get vaccinations to protect themselves and their family and community members from dreaded diseases such as measles, whooping cough, pneumonia, meningitis, etc.
.. Oral and nasal spray vaccines have no pain at all. Shots have a tiny bit of pain for a few seconds.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: I'm confused.
Says here you're 45 and you live in Palo Alto which is not exactly a Third World area.
Haven't YOU ever had a vaccination? If not, why not?

In brief: I'm confused.
Says here you're 45 and you live in Palo Alto which is not exactly a Third World area.
Haven't YOU ever had a vaccination? If not, why not?
Dr. Mark Fisher
Dr. Mark Fisher
Thank
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