Introduction: How to Survive the IV

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As for me, I've had MANY IVS. They aren't any fun.

Step 1: Talk With the Nurse

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Talk to the nurse and ask if you can get it on your hand you don't use. If they do the arm DEFINITELEY CHANGE IT TO THE HAND ARM IS PAINFUL!

Step 2: Cold Spray

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Cold Spray is a liquid that nums the area slightly. I'll warn you it is VERY COLD!

Step 3: Friends

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Friends is a definite. Get them to sit on the bed and bury your face into them and hold their hand.

Step 4: Birthday Cake

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Look away from the nurse. Breath in and out. Once the sharp pain comes blow like you're blowing the candles out on a cake.

Step 5: If All Else Fails Simply Look Away

Comments

DaddysGal22 (author)2015-06-15

Ughhughhh I hate ivs thanks tho

Thanks

amberrayh (author)2015-01-23

Thanks for sharing. These are some good tips and I like your drawings!

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