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dd3 has a bladder and kidney scan tomorrow

(18 Posts)
misdee Mon 08-Aug-05 21:47:30

fingers crossed that things are fine.

jessicaandbumpsmummy Mon 08-Aug-05 21:48:23

awwwwm bless her, hope all goes ok x

kid Mon 08-Aug-05 21:49:09

hope it goes well.

my DD had one a few months back and was given the all clear, I hope you get the same results

Aimsmum Mon 08-Aug-05 21:52:50

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hunkermunker Mon 08-Aug-05 21:53:56

Fingers crossed she's OK, Misdee. DS had his kidney scan today (the radioactive one) and I couldn't cuddle him from 11am until 8pm

misdee Mon 08-Aug-05 21:54:09

no idea. just got an appointment through from radio9logy. she has a growth/tag on her ear since, well before she was born really. apparently the tags can also indicate problems with the kidneys and bladder.

hunkermunker Mon 08-Aug-05 21:55:02

The first scan DS had was an ultrasound, this one he's had today was called a DMSA examination.

Thought he'd have to be sedated, but he wasn't, thank goodness.

misdee Mon 08-Aug-05 21:55:14



hope she isnt radioactive afterwards, would that mean she cant go to the hospital to see dh after?

hunkermunker Mon 08-Aug-05 21:56:19

DS was requested to be on the ward for 8.30am today and I had a pile of info about the scan sent to me with the appointment letter - I'm sure you'd know if she was having the DMSA scan. Does it say ultrasound on the letter?

misdee Mon 08-Aug-05 21:56:22

it says ultrasound, so no radiactivity

Flossam Mon 08-Aug-05 21:57:51

No Misdee. I'd have thought it would just be the sort of scan you have when pregnant initially. As long as she dosen't have an xray where she has to have a kind of dye injected there will be no risk like that.

hunkermunker Mon 08-Aug-05 21:58:54

I'm sure it will just be an ultrasound - they do that first, as it's non-invasive. DS loved it - he got to watch telly while people said he was a good boy The telly was his kidneys and bladder on the screen, which was a bit odd though!

Cristina7 Mon 08-Aug-05 21:59:36

Good luck with the scan, Misdee.

misdee Mon 08-Aug-05 22:02:28

i've already seen her heart in great detail on a scan whilst i was carrying her, that was very odd.

misdee Tue 09-Aug-05 13:13:00

she is fine!! no probs at all.

popsycal Tue 09-Aug-05 13:16:18

kid Tue 09-Aug-05 15:36:55

thats good to hear misdee

Cristina7 Tue 09-Aug-05 18:27:43

Very good news for little Serena and family.

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