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Does It Hurt To Get A Brain Mri With And Without Dye Done
Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more
How accurate a brain MRI without dye injection really is in detecting problems like tumors , bleeding or inflammation of brain ?
Do premature babies get Brain MRI's done to make sure no AVM or anything wrong? i was born in 89 and born in Toronto Canada.
Depends: On what decade they were born and their course. Extremely premature infants born these days DO get MRIs to look for white matter damage related to their prematurity. They do not need sedation for such tests. In 1989, however, it is unlikely one was done. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Doctors i need an answer fast, it's 12 am an I have i get a brain MRI at 8 am. I've been eating. Will this affect results?!
MRI : Nope. Not in any way!Get a more detailed answer ›
Do you have any suggestions on how I can get a brain MRI for free? Only went for one MRI after rathke cleft cyst surgery. Can't afford another mri.
Touqh question: Short of going to a public health clinic and if deemed appropriate and your financial status supports your being seen in such a clinic, probably hard to arrange. However, if your physician deems you need such a test, many physician owned facilities will arrange to do such a test at a reduced cost and sometimes at cost. Asking honest qeustions of such places is t he best way to figure this out. ...Read more
If you have a tattoo on your wrist or ankle, could you get a brain MRI if you needed one? How could a tattoo on wrist or ankle affect brain MRI?
Most likely fine: If there is a lot of iron in the pigment in the tattoo, it might heat up a bit in the MRI scanner. It would be worse at higher field strength such as 3T. It is worse if the tattoo is in the scanned area because more energy is deposited there. For a brain MRI there should be no effect. ...Read more
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