9.30.2021

5 year old girl's Covid tested and comes home bleeding from her eye and nose; Getting tested for Covid? Unfortunately, you’ll find a range of training and experience levels of the people doing the swabbing. Some had zero experience before doing it.

 

These nasal swabs were never meant to diagnose disease.  The CDC already admitted the tests can’t detect the difference between COVID-19 and influenza.

There’s zero evidence COVID-19 is a threat to healthy children, and they’re not efficient vectors of transmission. It makes zero scientific sense to put innocent kids through this madness.

 

 


 The Mom's FB post:

"I am not one to complain or post personal things like this but when you mess with my kids then it needs to be addressed. I’m going to try to be as sensitive as possible to other peoples opinions on this. But I have so many emotions right now I don’t even know where to begin.

Our health unit gave us one of 3 options for our 5 year olds to go back to school. 1) get tested 2) isolate for 10 days 3) prove that their illness is related to another illness/condition.
As much as I didn’t want to get them tested, they wanted to go to school and they wanted to see their friends. They are sick of all of this as much as I am.

So we got them tested. THIS IS WHAT HAPPENED WHEN ONE OF THEM CAME HOME. 30 minutes of heavy bleeding from her nose and eye. Stopped. And then started again. These nurses do this how many times a day?

The health unit says this is normal and to monitor it. They said they may have hit a nerve. HOW IS THIS NORMAL? How are you going to downplay the fact YOU did this to my child? They also mentioned that they normally do mouth swabs on children but today, for some reason, the system said a nasal swab was needed??

I expect the nurses doing these tests to be experienced and do these tests PROPERLY. Not traumatize my child and possibly damage a nerve.

I’m all for respecting people’s opinions on covid and how they choose to deal with it. Whether your pro vax or antivax, I really don’t care. But this is my child and now she is traumatized over something she doesn’t even understand. I’m angry. I’m sad. I have major mom guilt. Over something that wasn’t even necessary. Colds still exist. Flus still exist. If you’re sick then stay home. It’s as simple as that. Just don’t put an innocent child through this shit. It’s heartbreaking.

I’m not trying to cause a debate as I know there are thousands of tests that get done on children and don’t have this outcome. I just want to raise awareness of what can happen and to TRUST YOUR GUT."

 

 

 

The nasopharyngeal swab checks for coronavirus in the back of the nasal passage and is one of a range of swabbing techniques.

"I have swabbed many patients while working in hospital and also do these swabs on myself every week as a volunteer in a trial. It is unusual to have something that far up your nose - the swab can feel itchy or tickly but it shouldn't be painful," says Dr Tom Wingfield of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

You’ll find a range of training and experience levels of the people doing the swabbing.

The premise of the test itself is another part of the problem. “The body doesn’t like foreign objects entering the nose. It’s an open path from the outside world that goes directly to your windpipe and your lungs. And your nasal cavity is adjacent to your eye and your brain,” Lane says. “That’s a high-priority territory to defend.”

To do the test, a technician inserts a flexible, soft-tipped, 6-inch swab into your nostril. They’ll guide it to the back of your nose until it reaches the nasopharynx -- the area where your nasal cavities meet your throat -- and swirl it gently. They may leave it there for a few seconds to collect secretions. If the first nostril doesn’t provide enough, they may repeat the process in the other nostril.