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Hpv vaccine

(12 Posts)
GLTOmum Wed 28-Nov-12 23:24:15

Please read my comments on the HPV vaccine on the other HPV thread. I want to raise awareness about this vaccine. Thanks

weblette Sun 14-Oct-12 15:19:01

Dd has told me since that she got herself in a state, matron took her aside, calmed her down and let her get it first. I'm sure they'll be very sympathetic.

Pterosaur Sat 13-Oct-12 20:47:38

My DD was afraid of crying. Warn her that some girls may get very worked up about it & not to let it worry her.

MegGriffin Sat 13-Oct-12 20:39:39

Thank you ptosaur that will be really reassuring for her.

MegGriffin Sat 13-Oct-12 20:38:32

Dd is just v nervous of the actual jab and short term side effects as she has a sickness phobia so she is worried she will be sick after.

Pterosaur Sat 13-Oct-12 20:32:32

DD2 had it this week, no problems. DD1 (veteran of hpv & annual flu jabs) advised her to 'let her arm go floppy' as it hurts more if you're tense.

weblette Sat 13-Oct-12 20:30:09

Meg, having read up about it, discussed it with her and what it would would mean in the future, she decided she wanted to have it. She's in v good health generally so there was no reason to contraindicate it. I'm sure your dd will be fine.

MegGriffin Sat 13-Oct-12 20:27:18

I'm glad she's ok weblette.

weblette Sat 13-Oct-12 20:22:03

Bit stingy on the day, absolutely fine next day

MegGriffin Sat 13-Oct-12 20:21:17

Did she get a sore arm weblette?

weblette Sat 13-Oct-12 20:17:24

Dd had it on Thurs, nothing so far

MegGriffin Sat 13-Oct-12 20:14:18

Dd is having her first vaccine next week and I was wondering what side effects your Dds experienced, if any please?
I have read the leaflets etc but wondered first hand what to expect. Thank you.

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