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magnetic resonance imaging mri side effects

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Nice pictres...: A very hi-tech, no radiation way of taking pictures of our bodies to aid doctors in helping pinpoint what is going on in a particular area of our body ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Friedman
45 years experience in Radiology
No: Not a problem.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
None proven: Though many people have claimed side effects ranging from tingling to fatigue to a change in hair color, there are no proven side effects of mris. Nev ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Friedman
45 years experience in Radiology
Yes: College of radiology was afraid the word nuclear in NMR would scare people away. Know what else MRI stands for?
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Friedman
45 years experience in Radiology
Sometimes: As long as there is no ferromagnetic metal in the frame.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: A fixed denture refers to a permanently cemented bridge which is solidly attached to a tooth or teeth. Ferrous metals which can be attracted to a magn ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Friedman
45 years experience in Radiology
Maybe: Need to check with thye manufacturer's (of the plate) website to see if it is ferromagnetic or not.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience in Cardiology
Same: Those are equivalent terms for the same type of imaging. No x-rays or iodine containing contrast is used for MRI studies. Here is a helpful link. ht ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Friedman
45 years experience in Radiology
No: Only adverse effect of MRI is heat deposition which is inconsequential provided patient has no metallic foreign bodies or pacemakers.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends: Length of an MRI study depends on what area(s) of the body is/are being imaged, whether the study is done without & with contrast, whether any complic ... Read More
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