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I Have Had An X-ray

Cheers for XRAYS!!! 502 People

    So Many

    I have had so many in my lifetime that I have lost count.  Between x-rays, CT scans, MRIs, full body bone scans and a myelograph, I should be glowing.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 12, 2008

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    Few years back I had appendicitis.

    . Thought I had a tummy ached till I went for an x-ray and MMR... Feel so much lighter after that ... Hahah... One less organ to deal with... Still, I do wonder why would we have an organ that is useless, well atleast that's Wat the doctor said.. After all, every organ has a...
    Wonderstruck28 Wonderstruck28 26-30, F Feb 20

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    Thumb

     Broke my thumb in a dumpster accident Nov 2006. The most painful 6 months of my life. I ended up having countless x-rays done on the thumb to see how the healing was progressing. Was pretty cool, and I think I still have the ER x-rays somewhere.
    Blazespirit Blazespirit 18-21, F Nov 28, 2008

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    Yeah

    I've had many x-rays done.  But one time was just because I closed the car door on my thumb when I was getting out of the car.  Turned out it wasn't broken but my nail turned black and blue and a bubble of blood formed on the tip of my thumb, underneath my nail...
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2008

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    Of Pretty Much Everything...

    I have broke... 6 of my fingers...at once, don't ask lol collar bone wrist ankle little bones under both my knee caps - ended up needing surgery a couple of ribs here and there arm bunch of other bones i cant pronounce or remember to type them lol and the list goes on...
    DevilsAdvocate DevilsAdvocate 22-25 Jul 29, 2008

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    Just Once

    My parents weren't big on taking me to the doctor, so there are a million times I should have had an x-ray lol, but didn't. I started having chest pains when I was 12. Sort of crippling and deep and sharp, under my bust. At the peak, it was happening up to and beyond 4...
    sugarburn sugarburn 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 8, 2008

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    Lots Of X-rays

    I have had lots of x-rays in my life; I've had throat x-ray, kneecap, chest, lungs, hand, and uterus. I had my uterus x-ray years ago; they put a gel on my stomach, and see the inside. the result was normal. I have gotten used to x-rays because I did a lot of them. since I...
    LittleLena LittleLena 36-40, F May 27, 2010

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    Too Many To Remember

    How many just at the dentist over the years? And then there was the broken ankle, broken leg, and after surgery on my arm. Hell I had 5 or 6 at the hospital just after the surgery, once a week for about 8 weeks, then every 2 weeks for another 2 months. then there was the second...
    RawRedhead RawRedhead 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 8, 2010

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    3 That I Can Remember

    my first one was on my chest to check for pnuemonia, then my second one was on my knee after I broke it and tore one of my ligaments. Finally I had one recently to check for a broken forear. X-rays arent really so bad except if you just broke something and they are handling it...
    Somedude2 Somedude2 18-21, M Feb 24, 2011

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    X- Ray

    Not only once because I had lot of stupid accidents and lot them ewre finished with surgery :( I had my legs, arms, head, backbone, wrists, fingers etc. x-rayed and I wish it will happen no more!!!     27.04.2010 wow It's a importand day - 2day I had my left...
    numb numb 22-25, F Jul 8, 2008

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    A Few

     The first one I had was when I catapulted off my high chair as a baby and landed on my head on tile and concrete. Ow. Explains a lot about me, right? ;) Then, I had one of my wrist when I was in third grade. My best friend and I decided that casts were really cool and we...
    Jenniedvm Jenniedvm 18-21, F Dec 9, 2008

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    I Had So Many X-rays In My Life

    but did not get mutant superpowers :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 5, 2013

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    26 and Counting :-)

    26 and counting :-) Enough said So I've lived a VERY active life.
    rescue3 rescue3 31-35, M 4 Responses Dec 2, 2008

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    Got 2 chest Xray This Year

    I got two xray this year only. I undergone medical exam including x-ray last May 2008 as an agency requirement for my application abroad. Normal findings thanks God. The second one is last August 2008 only as my company annual physical exam. My xray is normal aside from my...
    Longing4Luv Longing4Luv 26-30, F Sep 15, 2008

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    Who Hasn't?

    Lots and lots of my mouth, right shoulder for a collarbone, many years later left shoulder for a collarbone, can't count how many chest X-rays, and lots of fluoroscopes of my feet to see it the shoe fits (back in the day a great sales gimmick - they were free outside the door to...
    MPsslavetommy MPsslavetommy 70+, M Jun 22, 2010

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    i Had of All My Body From W...

    i had of all my body from when i was a child, and since it doesn't specify that has to be my x-rays i have many of my grandma hehehe
    quieroserprincesita quieroserprincesita 22-25, F Sep 15, 2008

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    Today

    I got an XRAY on my left ankle..they think i could have a hairline fracture..it sucks!!!
    bOObsMaGee bOObsMaGee 22-25, F Jun 10, 2008

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    Just This Week

    I had one just this week to confirm my doctor's diagnosis of pneumonia.  I like the fact that radiology has gone digital now so as soon as the x-ray's been taken the radiologist can look at it and often you get to see it right away too.  No more waiting for the film to...
    Francescanolonger Francescanolonger 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 8, 2008

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    I Fell Down

    I was how old, quite young... eight-ish, perhaps? And I was shimmying up one of the poles that held my friend's balcony up.  I fell. Landed. In pain in the hip/leg area.  Didn't want to move. Was scared to move. Friend's parents gently carried me and rushed me to the...
    tearaway tearaway 22-25, F Jul 25, 2008

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    1 For a Broken Arm ...

    1 for a broken arm 1 for a broken orbit bone (that tiny bone that holds your eye in place)
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F Sep 15, 2008

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    Neck/throat

    Once when I was in a car accident. Hurt my neck pretty bad. And another when I got chicken stuck in my throat for several hours. Apparently my throat spasms.  
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F Jul 29, 2008

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    Last Night

    ER guy was really nice and nothing broken but it was a nice conversation...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Jun 11, 2008

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    My Neck

    I was in a minor car accident and my neck was very painful so I had an x ray, which was clear. I remember being asked to take off my jewelry and my bra but I wasn't wearing one because it was in the wash!
    vivalagloria vivalagloria 22-25, F Sep 29, 2008

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    My Back

    Ive had about ten x-rays on my back...I guess I threw it out...like really pulled a muscle and had to go to the ER twice for it... =/ it sucked..lol
    soundlesscream10 soundlesscream10 18-21, F May 12, 2009

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    My Last X-Ray

    It was two days before new years eve and i was storming down the stairs when my foot gave way at the bottom of them. My ankle twisted to one side and i heard a massive crunch noise. I got up and walked on and carried on with my mission, i think that i was just so angry that i...
    deadinsideout deadinsideout 26-30, F Oct 4, 2013

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    Thanks Xray Guys For Your Muscles

    I was in excruciating pain in March of 2011 after my hip was broken. It took not one but two visits to the emergency room to determine this. 5 xrays and a CT scan later the brilliant physicians saw that it was broken and immediately took me to the operating room. But i get ahead...
    ijustneed2talk ijustneed2talk 41-45, F Sep 6, 2012

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    Another One Showing Nothing But Still So Much Pain

    how can it be that there is nothing showing a reason for all this pain on the xray ...nothing is reported significant yet here I am with this terrible painonly thing to be reported was a slight pelvic tilt to the left .... well most of the pain is on the leftwhat can I say or do...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2012

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    Owwwwwwwwwwww...

    Last winter I hit a patch of ice and fell... hard.  My chiropractor demanded x-rays.  I thought I hurt before that!  Doc wanted to see every single inch of my spine from at least 3 angles.  By the time the tech was done taking her pretty pictures, I thought...
    SkyTurtle SkyTurtle 31-35, F Jul 8, 2008

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    I Have Had So Many Xrays:)

    my most recent was mri for carwreck i had it on my neck spine and head and it was like a huge donut and it kept dinging like a microwave felt like i was cooking and you wonder how much exposure am i getting in this thing??do they upkeep it??ive had shoulder xrays,xrays on my...
    prettytasty prettytasty 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 1, 2011

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    Quite A Few....

    I am sure I have had some that I can't remember. The one I do remember is when I hurt my fingers during gymnastics and they had to be xrayed. I have also had lots of dental xrays as well, especially recently.
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 2 Responses May 15, 2011

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    Lost Count Of How Many X-rays

    My first x-ray was for cavities when i was around 9years old. Next was for ulcers around 10 years old . Many more thru the years for different things. I have had several C-T scans and acouple of M R I's. I am supposed to have more sometime in the future. I don't know when it...
    cindyloulove cindyloulove 56-60, M Feb 17, 2011

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    OUCH!

    I recently got into a little trouble in a club and got hit over the head with a bottle, I put my hand up to block it and it smashed over my hand! I had a big chunk of flesh hanging off and there was blood everywhere - so I went up to A&E. Once I'd got there they were really...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 17, 2008

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    A Buncha Times

    Had one when I broke my collar bone when I was 2, had a bunch when I sprained my ankle a buncha times. Then I broke my wrist in second or third grade and had one then.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Oct 3, 2008

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    I hated it. I had to bite this metal thing

    and 3 massive round things spun round and round my head making horrible noises like the sound of a car engine.
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Glowing Recommendations

    I've had four x-rays so far.  Three had to do with ulcers, and one for my bladder. I was too stressed and worried and intense as a young man.  Guess I thought thriving on stress was a good thing.  By the time I was twenty, however, I'd burned a hole in my...
    UnderEli UnderEli 41-45, M May 27, 2009

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    My X-rays

    I've had x-rays done on my leg, ankles, stomach, chest, and teeth.  That's probably waaaay too much radiation.
    kasebrad kasebrad 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2008

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    If you have super x ray vision, wouldn't you see through everything and see nothing?
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    I've recently had a couple teeth extracted due to lack of funds for a root canal. I've also had three root canals and one needs a crown badly. It's July 1 and the next open appt is...
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    I had my teeth cleaned a couple weeks ago and the dental hygienist suggested I see a specialist about my crown. She suggested a nearby endodontist that had just opened and used...
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    I'm 51 female with breast cancer history. Sixteen years ago I had a lumpectomy chemo and radiation. I developed lymphedema in my left arm afterward. About a year ago a doctor...
    damsel50 damsel50 51-55, F Jun 30

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    I have never been afraid of the Dentist, I had a wisdom tooth that was coming up and I was really hurting so I went to the dentist he did an x-ray and told me that I needed surgery...
    ForeverShades ForeverShades 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    His name was Rocky and he was a Labrador cross Border Collie mix. We adopted him from the Nelson, SPCA when I was in Grade 7 but apparently he was originally in Cranbrook. It was...
    Kida07 Kida07 22-25, F Jul 10

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    In September of 2011 in went in for a 20 minute procedure - ended up with feces in my blood from either a dirty catheter or someone's hands in OR. Was in the hospital 2 weeks...
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    I remember the day it happened. I was arm wrestling and my wrist popped. It hurt pretty seriously but I just went on thinking it would go away. I was probably 17 at the time. I...
    Phillips299 Phillips299 26-30, M Jun 29

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    So I have my first neurology appointment today. I’m going to see the neurologist who treats my mother and has treated my brother. I don’t expect to have the MRI today, but I...
    K3022 K3022 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 3

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    So tired of this. I'm only 32 but I've had back issues since I was 12 after repeatedly lifting 70 lbs boxes. It severely messed up my back and and has followed me throughout my...
    Imnotreelyhere Imnotreelyhere 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 12

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    It started with a little pain on my left knee. I didn't worry at first, because I am a basketball player and runner and I thought that the pain was caused by all the impact. Then...
    thephillip thephillip 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    On veut parler de ces appareils de luxe que l'usage a introduits dans leurs cabinets. Le plus souvent, la pensée première de l'inventeur, dénaturée dans ces appareils pour rev...
    llloveu llloveu 18-21, F Jul 11

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    I've had them since I was a kid. Back when I was in preschool even, I used to do this thing called trapping which is basically creating imaginary lines around you that you can't...
    lonachan lonachan 18-21, F Jul 7

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