A patient of one of my colleagues, away on vacation, came in for a problem he was having. We were in a fairly severe flu season and I noticed he had not been vaccinated. I asked him if he wanted a flu shot and he replied that he can get it for free at work. When I asked him if he was going to get one, he said no, that he didn’t believe in flu shots.
You’re familiar with email spam, but what you may not know is that people also try and spam blogs by posting comments that in effect are actually advertisements. Some of these spammers are cleaver and don’t come right out making a pitch for their product. What they hope for is that you will read their comment then be curious to click on a link to another website associated with their name. Spelling and grammatical mistakes may be accidental, or intentional to make them appear more like an every day person, but most misspelled words are probably attempts to confuse computer spam filters. Viagra can be spelled wrong so many ways it’s difficult to catch them all.
To prevent spam, many blogs are moderated and must be approved before posting. Spammers must believe in the adage that you catch more flies with honey than vinegar, and often post flattering remarks. Those doing the reviewing are human, and may be more likely to accept a comment praising their site. If you use Google or other search engine and look for the comments below, you will see that most, if not all, of them have appeared on other sites.
Most of the spam on this site is identified by WordPress, however I manually review them before deleting. Here are some of the spam comments I’ve received since starting this blog:
God, I feel like I sohlud be takin notes! Great work
Way to go on this essay, hleepd a ton.
At last some ratoinailty in our little debate.
More posts of this qliuaty. Not the usual c***, please
Thank God! Someone with birans speaks!
Absolutely first rate and copper-bottomed, gnetlmeen!
Very useful blog. It was very useful. I was searching exaxtly for this. Thank you for your effort. I hope you will write more such interesting posts.
Great information! I’ve been looking for something like this for a while now. Thanks!
Thanks for this nice write, it helped me a lot !
Thanks for this post. I surely agree with what you might be saying. I have been talking about this topic a good deal lately with my mother so hopefully this will get him to see my point of view. Fingers crossed!
Great website you have here but I was wanting to know if you knew of any message boards that cover the same topics discussed here? I’d really like to be a part of online community where I can get comments from other knowledgeable people that share the same interest. If you have any suggestions, please let me know. Appreciate it!
The blog is cool
This is a fantastic post on a topic i was just looking for. Merci, i’ll be back for more great info soon!
very nice post, i definitely adore this web site, keep on it 876851
Hey there, You have performed a great job. I will definitely digg it and individually recommend to my friends. I’m sure they’ll be benefited from this website.
This rocks !! I primarily email myself after i am available & pertaining to and come across something fantastic that I would like to be reminded to add to my Suitable container List!…Yes! This *is* amazing.:)
Heya i’m for the first time here. I came across this board and I in finding It truly useful & it helped me out much. I hope to give something back and help others such as you helped me.
Hi, I just stopped in to visit your blog and thought I’d say I enjoyed myself.
I just want to inform you that I think your blog post is certainly significant. I desire to see more posts and other information, like the one I viewed on this webpage more often. –Sincerely, Karen
I simply wanted to thank you so much again. I’m not certain the things I would have used in the absence of the entire thoughts shared by you on such problem. It has been a real depressing dilemma for me personally, nevertheless witnessing your skilled way you handled that took me to weep with gladness. I will be happier for this assistance as well as trust you recognize what an amazing job you happen to be carrying out teaching people today via your websites. I know that you haven’t encountered any of us.
A blog like yours should be earning much money from adsense.’~::- 36239
I used to be suggested this website through my cousin. I am now not sure whether or not this publish is written by means of him as nobody else recognise such targeted about my trouble. You are incredible! Thank you!
Thank you for making this lbailavae. I like all the information I can get from a reliable source.Thanks for being that source and making this site lbailavae. I tried to get on the email subscription list but to no avail.
hello there and thank you for your information – I have edeinitfly picked up anything new from right here. I did however expertise some technical issues using this web site, since I experienced to reload the web site lots of times previous to I could get it to load correctly. I had been wondering if your hosting is OK? Not that I’m complaining, but sluggish loading instances times will sometimes affect your placement in google and can damage your quality score if ads and marketing with Adwords. Well I’m adding this RSS to my e-mail and can look out for a lot more of your respective fascinating content. Make sure you update this again very soon..
Spectacular items of your stuff, man. We have understand the proudcts previous to and you’re just very excellent. I personally such as exactly what you might have obtained here, certainly like what you’re saying and the way in which you say that. You make this entertaining but you just look after to help keep it smart. My partner and i cannot wait to see far more from you. This is actually a fantastic internet site. Thanks, Adjusting Andy through ChipTuning for Mercedes in germany.
I just could not depart your website prior to recommending that I certainly liked the standard info a person provide for your website visitors? Is certainly going to be back often in order to check up on new posts.
I ought to say, as a lot as I enjoyed reading what you had to say, I couldnt assist but lose interest after a even though. Its as should you had a amazing grasp on the topic matter.
Wow, incredible weblog structure! How lengthy have you ever been blogging for? you produced running a weblog appear effortless. The full appear of your internet site is amazing, effectively the content material! 670052
Many of whatever you refer to has been tremendously proper also it would make all of us speculate precisely why My spouse and i we hadn’t viewed it with this soft prior to when. The section really did convert the sunlight on for me personally significantly as this valuable subject material goes. But there is 1 position I’m not consequently very at ease with the help of and whilst I attempt to successfully balance out employing the key prospect of the difficulty, enable people check out what exactly the rest from the customers should point out.Adequately finished.
After study a couple of the actual articles on the site these kind of few days, and that i really like your thing of blogging. I saved it in order to my favorites website list and are checking rear soon. Please check out my internet site too along with let me know your thought.
As I internet site possessor I really believe the content substance here is rattling great , appreciate it on your efforts. You ought to keep it up once and for all! Best of luck.
Nice site over here! I’ll just wanna thank you for that. If you like to visit my website cherk out: … thanks for visiting!
In school were you ever challenged to explain to someone how to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich using words only? It’s harder than it sounds. Similarly it’s sometimes difficult to explain to a patient what I want them to do, at times to humorous effect. If you see yourself in any of the examples below, don’t take offense. I’m laughing with you, not at you!
As I bring an exam light up to check patient’s eyes, they often open their mouth, thinking I want to check their throat.
When checking guys for hernias I tell them to turn their head and cough. Men often turn their head to the left when I check their right side, then turn to the right when I check the left. The only purpose of having them turn their head is to not cough on me! Before doing this part of the exam I tell them to drop their drawers so I can check them for a hernia. I like to then slide forward the 2-3 feet on my stool, that has rollers, but guys often take a step towards me first, then I have to make sure I don’t butt heads when they naturally bend to drop their underwear. I also like to go to their right side so I don’t have to bend my wrist back, but in an attempt to be helpful, they often turn to the right to face me, so I have to slide farther to the side, thus doing a hernia check dance.
When I have people sit up on the exam table, they often start to lay down. I just want them to sit first since I like to examine their neck and listen to their lungs first. If not doing a full physical, I usually just pull up the shirt to listen to their lungs from the back side. When I then have them lay down, patients usually reflexively pull their shirt back down, but then I have to lift it back up to listen to their heart.
When patients have pain, such as in their abdomen, I’ll ask them to tell me if it hurts as I press in various areas. In an attempt to be helpful, patients off start pushing on their stomach themselves to try to find the tender areas, and sometimes will spend a fair amount of time doing so. I usually joke that they can examine themselves on their own time, but now it’s my turn.