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Can you eat before mri scan

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 41 years experience
Other non spine : Problems can present as back pain while a typical back problem does not usually stop you from eating unless the pain makes you not want to eat. Gastr... Read More
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Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Gastritis: Inflammation of the stomach is the most likely cause. The biopsy will likely be helpful in this setting.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Pain: You didn't mention where the pain is located. Please continue to see your doctors and ask for physical therapy. A PT can give you exercises that may... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
No : Like the name says, it is a scan. No scan hurts. It's just scanning you not touching you.
A member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bourgon
Radiology 23 years experience
Yes. : If a medical professional has recommended an MRI then it is important for your care to obtain the study. An MRI has no pain and no radiation.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Margolis
13 years experience
MRI scan length: The MRI can take between 20 minutes and 1 hour, depending on the body part. It can take longer if there is any motion, so try to stay still. Leave tim... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mosher
Radiology 33 years experience
Safe procedure: Mri is one of the safest medical procedures. Risks result from incompatibility of some medical devices such as pacemakers. You will be screened to ma... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Details: An MRI provides a very detailed picture of the soft tissue. Because the soft tissue of muscle is different that the soft tissue of the bowels, which ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Likely anxiety: The test is really quite easy. You lie on a platform that slides into the machine. Often headphones are provided for your favorite music. You just lie... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 23 years experience
Read more here: Please see these articles (and it's related articles) for a good summary of info on the actual MRI procedure: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/m... Read More
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