This is a very timely topic for me, it’s good
to know it has a name and it’s not just me going though it. I had my first post
treatment mammogram yesterday and was supposed to see the oncologist on Thursday for
results. Much to my disappointment I received a call saying the scans weren’t
clear enough and that I need to go back for another mammogram followed by an
I was looking to see if anyone else had to go
back for further scans to ease my anxiety.
I had to have a bone scan repeated a couple of weeks ago @tanyal It nearly did my head in. Turns out that when I was telling the tech that she was shooting the contrast (or whatever they call the stuff for bone scans) into me she had missed the vein, she'd missed the vein and not enough of it got into circulation for them to get a proper scan. What would I know?
Mammograms are also vulnerable to all sorts of glitches, particularly if you have some surgical scar tissue or got dense boobs or tiny boobs or boobs like sandwich bags with half a cup of wet sand in them.... You get the idea.
Hope is all we have sometimes--operator error does happen and though maddening it's preferable to the alternative. Good luck. Marg xx
@smileyfrog thank you all is ok. thank you @onemargie aand @Zoffiel. The ultrasound came back all clear glad the first scan is out of the way