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Wish me luck for MRI tomorrow (please..)

(18 Posts)
Milliways Wed 18-May-05 22:25:18

Have not had one before & am a bit nervous

darlingbud Wed 18-May-05 22:25:50

All the best. MN hugs and support willl be with you. be strong.

Flossam Wed 18-May-05 22:26:24

Good luck Milliways, what is it looking in to?

sparklymieow Wed 18-May-05 22:26:25

good luck, my kids have had 5 in total (DS=2, Dd1=2 and Dd2=1) the machine is very noisy but you should be ok.......

JoolsToo Wed 18-May-05 22:26:57

good luck!

Milliways Wed 18-May-05 22:29:59

Awwww - thanks - that was quick!

Flossam, am having a pelvic scan as I've had hip probs for years (4 ops) & they think I may have a cyst trapping a nerve.

spod Wed 18-May-05 22:31:23

good luck.... i've had a few, they're not too bad once you get used to the noise.

hatsoff Wed 18-May-05 22:46:37

Hi Milliways. hope it goes ok. I've had a couple and although it's quite odd it's not really all that unpleasant. Lie back (not that you get a choice!, shut your eyes and transport yourself to a nice hot beach with sunshine and the sound of the sea. Just block it all out. good luck

Milliways Wed 18-May-05 22:48:51

Thanks

Flossam Wed 18-May-05 22:52:23

Aww, good luck.Hope they find something to fix! Let us know how it goes. x

RTKangaMummy Wed 18-May-05 23:06:29

DH says choose loud music

He had eric clapton

A friend had classical but found it too quiet and so could hear the banging

Good Luck

Milliways Wed 18-May-05 23:08:03

Thanks everyone - am going to have to go to bed now - night, and thanks for the support

RTKangaMummy Wed 18-May-05 23:11:36

Goodnight

Let us know tomorrow how it goes

It will prob only take 30 - 45 mins

good luck

Milliways Thu 19-May-05 21:06:44

Well - that was ok

Very nice radiographer, very fasionable hospital gown

I was fortunate to be tall enough for my eyes to be out the other end of the machine. WHole thing took about 30 mins. No choice of music, but the classical stuff that they provided was ok. My only problem was that my feet felt very cold out the other end, and i was dying to move my arms to scratch my nose!

Now to await the results in June. Thank you for all your support.

RTKangaMummy Thu 19-May-05 21:08:19



Glad it is all over for you

Milliways Thu 19-May-05 21:16:07

Ta - thought of the Kanga family whilst in the scanner. Les Mis music would have gone down well!

RTKangaMummy Thu 19-May-05 21:17:02

Thanks

@ full volume

Clarinet60 Thu 19-May-05 22:14:40

Good luck Milliways.
Let us know soon,
xx

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