If you can, try to go through just the metal detector. There are usually multiple lines with metal detectors on at least on of them. If they flag you towards the X-ray machine, tell them you don't wanna go in to the machine. They will then man-handle you for five minutes in plain view unless you request a room. I would not request a room, because there is a chance they will search you in a way that they could not in the public's view. Stay outta the glass coffin, whatever you do. Doctors wont even give you repeated X-rays unless it is a medical emergency.
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