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can menstruation during an mri have any effects or problems with the body being able to get rid of the contrast?

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Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
No: The contrast is removed from your body by the kidneys. Menstruation should have no effect on this process.
Answered on Mar 18, 2013
Dr. Larry Grissom
43 years experience Radiology
No: Mri contrast is excreted through the kidneys and should not be related to the menstrual cycle.
Answered on Mar 18, 2013

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