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mri dye injection side effects

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Rupp
34 years experience Radiology
Rarely.: Rare allergies. Very rare nsf if poor kidney function.
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
22 years experience Radiology
Yes but rare: Mri contrast can have side effects but they are extremely rare. Contrast side effects are more common with ct.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Check out this: link: http://www.radiologyinfo.org/mobile/en/safety/index.cfm?pg=sfty_contrast
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajendra Tripathi
45 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes : The contrast injected for MRI scan is to determine if there is scar tissue around your nerves and it is very safe with no side effect so do not worr ... Read More
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
No isotope mr: Isotope is a radio tracer used in nuclear medicine studies and involves ionizing irradiation. Mr images are produced from magnetic fields involving n ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
May help pain , but: A steroid injection in your knee may help your knee temporarily but will not resolve your meniscus tear. In fact, some injections can "mask" the pain ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Horng
20 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
should not: The radioactive dye should be sterile and not cause infection. However, if the site of injection is not cleaned properly or the IV used for the inject ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
MRI doesn't: Use ionizing radiation (used with ct scans and plain x-rays studies). It uses magnetic fields to make images and these have not been shown to harm the ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
MRI side effects: There are side effects to everything. MRIs expose us to magnetic fields and we do not know a great deal about their impact. Here's a link https://ww ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
No, none: Mris are not risky at all. There is no radiation. X-rays are not used. If your particular study needs a contrast dye, that is something to look into ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Florence Nwofor
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not usually: The risk of exposure to irradiation is circumvented, whatever little risk that might exist has to be of course outweighed by the reason for the MRI. V ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
No worries: Mri will not cause neurological injury. The contrast used, if needed, is also very safe but they may check your kidney function first if you have risk ... Read More
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