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I CANNOT stand blood at all, would being an Ultrasound Technician be the job for me?

I literally faint, when I start to see blood. But, I want to go into Medicine..Would Ultrasound Technician be the job for me, or do they look at blood to? What Medical Jobs DO NOT look at blood? Please help!

Asked By: BJ - 2/10/2011
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Yes, we do see blood in ultrasound. It's usually minimal, but there's no guarantee that over a career you won't be exposed to a substantial amount of blood. It's primarily a part of our job during invasive ultrasound-guided procedures like biopsies and drainages. You may also be called on to go to surgery to scan for... More
Answered By: Leigh23 - 2/10/2011
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There's always a chance, even being a US tech, that you'll see blood. You may have to scan trauma patients, patients vomiting blood, patients pooping blood, etc. There's no guarantee you won't see blood. I'm an Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist, and I see little blood in my field, but that's not 100% either. We do... More
Answered By: But Inside I'm Screaming - 2/10/2011
 
Typically, performing an ultrasound doesn't involve seeing any blood at all. On the other hand, if you were working in a hospital and called in to perform an ultrasound in the Emergency Room, there could be a *lot* of blood. (I don't know how likely that might be to happen.)
Answered By: Bob B - 2/10/2011
 
Yes, ultrasound technician might be the job for you.
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