I recently got bit by a dog. So, I am being given an injection everyday. It is causing a great pain . Are there any hacks to reduce this pain???

  • If they can identify and test the dog to be certain it's not rabid, you may not need to finish the series of injections. – Zeiss Ikon Dec 12 '16 at 16:53
  • The dog is out of reach. It happened very far away from my house. – Pratik.garai Dec 12 '16 at 17:03
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    Then your choices are to endure the pain of the injection series, or refuse treatment and risk an agonizing death from rabies. I'd take the shots. – Zeiss Ikon Dec 12 '16 at 17:29
  • Ask if they can apply lidocane gel to the site first. – L.B. Dec 12 '16 at 18:47

Go see a competent hypnotherapist. S/he can quickly train you (using a technique called "anchoring") to make the location of the injection numb so that you will feel no pain when getting the shot.

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Chill the area to be injected with ice or an ice pack for a few minutes before the injection. A bag of frozen vegetables works well for this. Cold will dull the nerves and lessen the amount of pain felt.

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