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A 38-year-old male asked:

About contrast media for mri. is it dangerous for the body? is it safe to have contrast media many time in one year? i know my kidneys are ok.

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Dr. Larry Habelson Wilf
Nuclear Medicine 40 years experience
MRI safe: MRI contrast is not a problem/risk to normally functioning kidneys ( determined by lab tests for creatinine clearance) . Of course , you don't want too much of a good thing ....so you need to consult with your doctor before any medical test is performed to understand the risks/benefits/options of any procedure.
Dr. Larry Habelson Wilf
Nuclear Medicine 40 years experience
Provided original answer
Agree and you should ask your doctor why you would need another MRI with contrast? What are you looking / expecting to find out with the 2nd exam that you didn't with the first?
May 26, 2015
Last updated May 26, 2015


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