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I have to go for one of these. Are they scary. Am I gonna die man?
you don't feel a thing.
but aren't they claustrophobic or something....?
so I wouldn't worry.
much like you...
*sigh* where's sexybum when you need him?
I should have inserted an exclamation mark to show how I found it funny. I promise I wasn't being serious
planes, crowded places etc
And your legs are hanging out the end anyways so it really isn't too harsh. You'll be Alain de Spot on
hope you're alright. I'm sure they are perfectly harmless.
they're fine. you just have to take off any metal. if you're in any way claustrophobic, you might get quite freaked out. i did and i'm not claustrophobic at all.
sometimes I amn't.
I hope I'm alright too.
Could I be the first DiS death???
what freaked you out?
and they have this thing that holds your head in place. and the fact that most of my body was enclosed in a tube. i got mildly freaked briefly but just breathed deeply and held it together. it's very weird.
I shudder to think what kind of sick scientific tests you've had done on you. It'd explain a lot, mind.
but if you just pretend you're going into a spaceship it'll be fine
it probably needs it
My Dad had to go for lots.
I'm such a wimp
she just said it was bit weird cos all you can hear is a loud banging noise.
why are yuo having it?
ive had an endoscope.
NOTHING is worse than that.
so just think about that when youre being scanned and youll feel alot better!
my brain/inner ears and find out why my life is falling apart at the seams
(I doubt you care) that I had Labyrinthitis. The symptoms haven't totally gone away, so they're checking what the hell is going on.
i had that once.
it was HORRIBLE.
how are you even on a computer?
apparantly its a stress related condition, and its circular really- having it makes you stress, stres makes you worse.
so i know its easier said than done, but maybe just try relaxation techniques...chilling out as much as you can?
a friend of mine i used to work with, (who i might add was REALLY stressed) was off work with that for over a month...
it's not that bad at the moment. It comes in spells. It's hard not to be stressed when I have to do a part time MA, work full-time, worry about illnesses, etc.
But I try....!
that sounds like ALOT of stress!
i guarantee chilling out would make you alot better. although, like i said, its easier said than done.
i have quite a serious condition which can be aggravated by stress alot.
so, although it took time, i had to learn just to chill out and not get stressed by things.
want to know some good relaxation techniques, i will PM you.
rather than post em on here, cos they sound a bit silly!
Do you have inner ear issues?
My Dad did too!
I think so. What happened with his?
via other means.
All went fine and he stopped falling over and picking up infections really easily
and nothing too serious
Think positively thats what I'm doing!
I had a throat infection and they decided to shove this thing up my nose to look down my throat :o(
They then asked whether I'd like to watch it on a screen, er, no thanks!
in your nose? thats nasty.
atleast for the bum ones i could ask to be knocked out!
but i hear that they are shit, unreliable and useless.
My friend has been to have one twice, both times the MRI was broken and the one the hospital had borrowed was also broken.
My brothers girlfriend and her mum both had one and the doctors learnt nothing from it and still didn't know what was wrong with them.
what a way to go
I had to have one when I had a tumour on my wrist, not that they helped, I had to lose the hand shortly after :o(
But I did get to see the pictures, they're like highly detailed x-rays but in cross section as opposed to 'top down', so yeah they could detect a lot of things.
They are a bit claustrophobic but keeping perfectly still for 10 minutes is the hardest thing, as soon as you know you can't move you'll get an itch!!
to get one of these done, for my PhD research. I am hoping here might be a good recruiting ground for lazy people.
No money in it but you would get a pretty picture of the internal body fat that is killing you.
it's just a little bit boring, that's all.