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Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
No : Like the name says, it is a scan. No scan hurts. It's just scanning you not touching you.
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Dr. Douglas Bourgon
21 years experience Radiology
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.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Margolis
11 years experience Radiology
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mosher
31 years experience Radiology
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
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Stockmann
16 years experience Radiology
Claustrophobia: Many people who have never had an MRI study before are concerned about experiencing claustrophobia during the scan. There are multiple methods to deal ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
21 years experience Radiology
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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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Variable amount: Cost of MRI depends on what is being scanned . The cost also depends on where it is done. In Florida the cost of a spine is different that the head. ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
23 years experience Radiology
Can be complimentary: A pet scan is sensitive to the metabolism of glucose which is relatively increased in many tumors. Mri provides anatomic detail and is predominately s ... Read More

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