A 36-year-old member asked:
Is there an alternative to mri for people who are claustrophobic?
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Radiology 24 years experience
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Radiology 39 years experience
Yes: CT with or without contrast, Ultrasound, Nuclear Imaging and regular X-rays can be considered depending on the symptoms and the body area being scanned. In addition, some patients respond well to premedication before an MRI study, and then do not have claustrophobia. Discuss options with your Doctor.
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Last updated Jun 23, 2019
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