Worried, mammogram tomorrow, should all hospitals have guard?
I have chronic metabolism/fatigue issues and I am scared it will make things worse.
Should all hospitals have at thyroid guard?? Dont won't to delay mammo if they don't have one.
Maybe they do have one on the machine itself. I have never thought of it before. You can ask and they may have one.
I hope all goes well for you tomorrow and you're not too nervous.
Hi There is something to hold as I have falls. It is a very low dose exposure. I have had many , well worth it ,if it saves your life.
I have had many scans in the past mammograms, MRI, Bone Density but i can honestly say I have never heard of a thyroid guard !
I have hypothyroidism & hypoparathyroidism, I have never had any ill effects.
Hope all goes well for you & the results are all good. Jillymo
It's just I saw another discussion on this site about it and have just given myself something else to worry about now!
Just want to say had mamo yesterday and said I was Hypo and did they have a Thyroid Protection Collar and lo and behold out one was produced from the cupboard!!
So I know this is only low dose but when you feel this bad and have had so many xray's mri's etc...well I don't want anything making me feel worse.
So .....they wouldn't keep a lead lined collar for Thyroid Protection in the cupboard for nothing would they?
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