Male RN and phobia to see people vomiting?

  1. Is this a big limitation to work in a hospital?
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  3. by   Ruby Vee
    Quote from LStgo
    Is this a big limitation to work in a hospital?
    What, being male? Not at all. Fully half of our staff are male.
  4. by   meanmaryjean
    How you get over a problem with seeing people vomit is by seeing people vomit. a lot of people. A lot of times. If you work in a hospital, you will get plenty of exposure.
  5. by   Farawyn
    Wait. Do you LIKE the vomit, and you are fearing your own desire?

    Most male RNs do this. A lot.
  6. by   Davey Do
    I can clean up poop and puke and eat a peanut butter and jelly sandwich at the same time!
  7. by   Alex Egan
    So what does phobia mean to you? Like you have an uncontrollable panic attack that makes you flee the room and takes a while to get over? You are a sympathetic vomiter, where hearing someone wretch makes you likewise do it? What's your level of dysfunction here?
  8. by   Farawyn
    Quote from Davey Do
    I can clean up poop and puke and eat a peanut butter and jelly sandwich at the same time!
    Hold. Me. Back.

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