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8th Feb '16 7:55:40 AM Greenygal
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* Subverted in ''Blood Price'' by TanyaHuff. Victoria is slowly going blind from Retinitis Pigmentosa. But she refuses to allow Henry to turn her into a vampire.
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* Subverted in ''Blood Price'' ''[[Literature/BloodBooks Blood Price]]'' by TanyaHuff. Victoria is slowly going blind from Retinitis Pigmentosa. But she refuses to allow Henry to turn her into a vampire.
23rd Jan '16 11:18:30 AM intastiel
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* If someone in ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' is stuck with a curse that they're unable to break, one option is to take on a second curse, which supersedes the effects of the older spell. Hardly ideal, but if fell magic is sapping your mind, cursing yourself with something like infertility is pretty benign by comparison.
21st Jan '16 11:48:19 AM intastiel
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* The Legion in ''TabletopGame/MageTheAwakening'' are mages who summon Abyssal spirits to consume and replace their body parts in exchange for {{Lovecraftian Superpower}}s. Some of the most powerful members replace their ''brains'', rendering themselves immune to any form of mortal madness. Given the kind of people who join the Legion and where they tend to fall on the game's {{Sanity|Meter}}/KarmaMeter, letting an unnatural being from beyond the walls of reality do their thinking for them is generally an improvement.
21st Jan '16 6:28:15 AM ChronoLegion
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* In ''Series/{{iZombie}}'', Liv infects [[spoiler:Major]] to save [[spoiler:him]] from a mortal wound. [[spoiler:He]] is not appreciative at all, so Liv injects [[spoiler:him]] with the remains of the cure ([[spoiler:it's later revealed that the cure is only temporary]]).
6th Dec '15 5:46:11 PM __Vano
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* ''VideoGame/FalloutNewVegas'' has a perk "Rad Child" that makes radiation this. The healing from the perk is so potent the character can virtually absord incoming damage at higher irradiation levels. They, however, still fully experience the rather drastic penalties from irradiation, including instant death once it reaches a cap.
4th Oct '15 8:06:00 PM nombretomado
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* In the North American ''Series/BeingHumanRemake'', a BubbleBoy with a weakened immune system named Kenny asks Aidan to be turned into a vampire so that he can live a (relatively) normal life. Unfortunately for him, Aidan has been dosed with werewolf blood and any vampire he sires becomes a hideously mutated werewolf/vampire hybrid.
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* In the North American ''Series/BeingHumanRemake'', ''Series/BeingHumanUS'', a BubbleBoy with a weakened immune system named Kenny asks Aidan to be turned into a vampire so that he can live a (relatively) normal life. Unfortunately for him, Aidan has been dosed with werewolf blood and any vampire he sires becomes a hideously mutated werewolf/vampire hybrid.
7th Sep '15 3:38:55 AM sidestep
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* An interesting variation is seen in Marvel's [[{{ComicBook/SecretWars2015}} SpiderIsland2015]]. A certain virus has turned everyone in Manhattan in humanoid spiders (superheroes included, up to Captain America, Iron Man and ''Hulk''). So main characters come up with desperate scheme of neutralising the virus - infect them further with similar curses that tend to transform people in werewolves, giant lizards and [[{{ComicBook/NormanOsborn}} green goblins]]. This decision brings its own obvious problems, [[spoiler: but still works]].
5th Sep '15 10:04:20 AM Piando
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* In ''WorldOfWarcraft'' human refugees from the area of Hillsbrad willingly accept being cursed with werewolfism (the Worgen Curse, it is called) because doing so will prevent them from being raised as undead should they be killed. On the other hand, several humans from Gilneas accept being raised as undead to prevent themselves from contracting the Worgen curse.
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* In ''WorldOfWarcraft'' ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' human refugees from the area of Hillsbrad willingly accept being cursed with werewolfism (the Worgen Curse, it is called) because doing so will prevent them from being raised as undead should they be killed. On the other hand, several humans from Gilneas accept being raised as undead to prevent themselves from contracting the Worgen curse.

* In ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'' becoming Metallo is certainly traumatizing for Metallo; [[WhatHaveIBecome he's no longer human]], and cannot experience taste, smell, or even touching. However, at first he believes this Trope applies, believing it was necessary to save his life from a deadly disease. However, [[spoiler:he eventually learns it was a cruel subversion; Luthor arranged to infect him with the disease on purpose to turn him into a weapon to use against Superman.]]
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* In ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'' becoming Metallo [[ManOfKryptonite Metallo]] is certainly traumatizing for Metallo; [[WhatHaveIBecome he's no longer human]], and cannot experience taste, smell, or even touching. However, at first he believes this Trope {{Trope}} applies, believing it was necessary to save his life from a deadly disease. However, [[spoiler:he eventually learns it was a cruel subversion; Luthor [[Main/CorruptCorporateExecutive Luthor]] arranged to infect him with the disease on purpose to turn him into a weapon to use against Superman.]]
24th Aug '15 6:21:01 PM nombretomado
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* In one episode of ''ForeverKnight'' a blind woman regains her sight after being turned. * ''{{Moonlight}}'': Beth asks Mick to do this for her fatally wounded fiance. He refuses. [[GenreSavvy He musta seen that ep of Forever Knight.]]
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* In one episode of ''ForeverKnight'' ''Series/ForeverKnight'' a blind woman regains her sight after being turned. * ''{{Moonlight}}'': ''Series/{{Moonlight}}'': Beth asks Mick to do this for her fatally wounded fiance. He refuses. [[GenreSavvy He musta seen that ep of Forever Knight.]]
12th Aug '15 9:50:48 PM MAI742
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* According to legend, acupuncture was discovered after a soldier took an arrow in the knee, then discovered that he no longer suffered from a chronic pain from a prior injury.
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* According to legend, Legend has it that the discoverer of acupuncture was discovered after a soldier used to suffer chronic pain, much as you yourself may, whereupon he took an arrow in to the knee, then discovered that he no longer suffered from a chronic knee. The older pain from a prior injury.disappeared, and he deemed the new wound well worth it.
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