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Pocket duties please

Courtney1234Courtney1234 Posts: 60
edited 26. Nov 2017, 11:13 in Living with Arthritis archive
Hi guys,

Would appreciate pocket duties tomorrow at 4:15pm. It’s MRI time for me (lumbar spine this time) and I am very, very nervous! :( Just trying to think of the good it may hopefully bring and I will finally be closer to a proper diagnosis.

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  • moderatormoderator Posts: 4,083 mod
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    You can count all of us Moderators in Courtney for your MRI tomorrow afternoon.

    Best of luck

    Ellen
  • dreamdaisydreamdaisy Posts: 31,567 ✭✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    If you haven't had one before there's one big difference to other procedures such as Xrays or CT scans - they are very noisy! They make a variety of sounds as the different scans are done and you will be given headphones: some hospitals offer music or the radio but mine never has. I hope this shows much more clearly what is going on with you because something certainly is. Please let us know how you get on. DD
    Have you got the despatches? No, I always walk like this. Eddie Braben
  • Courtney1234Courtney1234 Posts: 60
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Yes DD, I have had 2 MRI's before, both being on my right knee. I was more relaxed having them as I knew I didn't have to go the whole way into the machine, hence this time I am nervous. Although I was told that I could still go in feet first for this scan but obviously will still be in more (they told me to look at the distance between my knee and hip to determine how much further I would be in) I will definitely be wearing an eye patch for this one!
  • barbara12barbara12 Posts: 20,777
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Count me in and I hope the results bring some answers..so important to know what you are up against x
    Love
    Barbara
  • Dragonfly17Dragonfly17 Posts: 47
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Will be with you tomorrow - it's much better knowing what you have to deal with than being in the dark. xx
  • hileena111hileena111 Posts: 7,099
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Hi
    Count me in as well......I'm at the physios tomorrow afternoon. I'll be thinking about you

    Love
    Hileena
  • frogmortonfrogmorton Posts: 25,602 ✭✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    I'll be there with you Courtney

    Very best of luck.

    Toni xxx
    Love

    Toni xxx
  • migmig Posts: 7,139
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    I will be there too
  • dibdabdibdab Posts: 1,498
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    I'll hop in. They are a bit scary but worthwhile-hope all goes well.

    Deb xx
  • TheLordFlasheartTheLordFlasheart Posts: 346
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Just missed it! Hopefully the MRI went all okay.

    Alastair
    "Stoke me a kipper, I'll be back for breakfast"
  • Courtney1234Courtney1234 Posts: 60
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Thank you everyone. Thankfully all done now. Was about 20mins. Was a little nervous but had an eye mask to help me-plus I closed my eyes to block it all out. Hopefully will have the results on Tuesday when I go to see the consultant
  • dreamdaisydreamdaisy Posts: 31,567 ✭✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    I'm pleased it's done and I hope the results are back when you see the doctor. DD

    This is the weather here tonight - a very apt smilie! cfly
    Have you got the despatches? No, I always walk like this. Eddie Braben
  • frogmortonfrogmorton Posts: 25,602 ✭✭✭
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    That's exactly what I do Courtney! Well done 20 mins isn't too bad :?

    Fingers crossed the results throw some light on matters :)

    Love

    Toni xx
    Love

    Toni xxx
  • Courtney1234Courtney1234 Posts: 60
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Thank you everyone. I now have appointment with the main rheumatologist Tuesday (after there was a massive mix up with my original one 2 weeks ago).
    Hopefully my results will be back and I will finally have an idea of what I’m up against. It’s been a long and tiring 2 years :cry:
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