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what does a mri of the brain show

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Although an MRI can: show lymph nodes, they can develop quickly and it is possible it was not there two weeks ago. Ask your health care provider to examine this area and d ... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Possible: Although benign etiology like hemangioma is possible, however, due to your history of breast cancer 2-3 years ago- i think an MRI of the liver should ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It depends,: but probably at least 45 minutes.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Anderson
Specializes in Neurology
Balance: Falling is a concern because it can lead to injury. If lots of tests do not show the reason, it may be a medication you use. Side effects of some medi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
23 years experience Radiology
Not the spine: Mri of the brain and orbits will show the back of the head but will not show the spine.
A 4-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Brain imaging: A 7 tesla MRI is not usually performed in humans, but reserved for research in animals. In any case, it is not likely to see anything that was not ev ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
No : But it can show up on a cervical spine MRI at cervical spine level c1/c2.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Possibly: But not definitively! needs contrast to better define the location and extent.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Cystercercosis: If you do have an infection with taenia solium, or the pork tapeworm, you might be able to confirm with stool samples which may contain eggs. Since y ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Amyloid: Likely no suggestion of impending alzheimers, as cause of whatever the MRI was done for. Need to follow up with the doctor who ordered the test.
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