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#11 estella1007

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    Posted 23 June 2009 - 09:06 PM

    Hmmm...no surgeries for me. Never even broke a bone. But I may have my own personal record of unfortunate events. During my pregnancy I saw 4 different doctors for 4 different problems, with appointments 3-4 times every week. I was high risk, so I had an ultrasound every week, I had to have a thyroid biopsy done twice (18 needles in the throat), a 2 day stay in the hospital for blood clots in my lungs, a CAT scan, lung scan, leg ultrasounds, chest x rays, and a breast biopsy. All in a matter of less than 9 months. Fun!!!! And believe it or not, I want more kids after all that!

    #12 tylersgirl

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      Posted 23 June 2009 - 09:30 PM

      I have had a few. I broke my nose twice because of cheerleading in high school so I have had two nose surgeries. I had to wear a huge bandage on my nose at school-it was embarrassing. Also, I had my wisdom teeth cut out (really not that bad). I had a boob job or "breast enhancement surgery" as the docs like to call it, haha!

      #13 Erika J

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        Posted 23 June 2009 - 09:35 PM

        None: even my wisdon teeth were just done with novicane and gas.

        #14 *Meagan*

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          Posted 23 June 2009 - 09:38 PM

          surgery #1- tonsils
          surgery #2- elbow surgery with scope (took 6 yrs for this to happen!)
          surgery #3- wisdom teeth
          surgery #4,#5,#6- toe abosultely horribly painful!!!!! I need another one too!
          surgery #7- lap band

          I feel like Im forgetting something. I do hope surgery #8 will be a boob job FH maybe buying them for me before wedding.. yay! would look great in boudoir photos!!!

          #15 ~*Lisa*~

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            Posted 23 June 2009 - 09:43 PM

            Wow, apparently everyone gets their wisdom teeth out! lol

            It's interesting to see what procedures people have had done. I was put to sleep for all of my surgeries. I really hope that I am done with these! lol

            #16 Vikki

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              Posted 23 June 2009 - 09:50 PM

              2 for me:
              Wisdom teeth (age 19)
              PRK (age 23)

              Quote:
              Originally Posted by CrystalM

              Wisdom teeth - all 4, got dry socket. I was 19 and told them to knock me out.

              After that experience I'm afraid to have anything else done to me - including Lasik (desperately wanted!)
              Wow-that's my wisdom teeth story too....I shudder to remember it.

              As for Lasik GO FOR IT! It's almost completely painless if your eyes qualify.

              Unfortunately my eyes did not and I had to have PRK and it was the most horrible pain of my life-way worse than the wisdom teeth. But even though it was horribly painful I would still do it again. That's how worth it having my perfect vision is.

              #17 ~*Lisa*~

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                Posted 23 June 2009 - 09:52 PM

                PRK? I'm not familiar with this!

                #18 CrystalM

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                  Posted 23 June 2009 - 11:09 PM

                  Quote:
                  Originally Posted by Vikki
                  As for Lasik GO FOR IT! It's almost completely painless if your eyes qualify.
                  Knowing what they do to your eyes totally freaks me out and I am a contact/glasses wearer.

                  I did the initial consultation when I was 18 and they didn't want to do it because I had just started taking the pill.

                  My fiance wants me to get it done with the homebuyer tax credit money next year...he encourages it often...I lose my glasses and complain about the contacts
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                  #19 aimee!

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                    Posted 23 June 2009 - 11:42 PM

                    4 oral surgeries, but i'm not really sure if they count...

                    getting 4 baby teeth pulled (5th grade)
                    then another 3 (5th/6th grade)
                    then getting a chunk of gum cut out so that an adult tooth would grow (7/8th grade)
                    & getting all 4 impacted wisdom teeth out (age 22)

                    when i was 22 i was told i had the teeth of a 16-18 year old, lol.
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                    #20 tylersgirl

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                      Posted 23 June 2009 - 11:56 PM

                      Lisa-I think PRK is a type of Lasik. I think it is the type my mom had.




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