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I am unsure of the side effects of tests like an MRI and the evoked potential tests, but can they cause growth stimulation and an increase in height?

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Dr. Ben Pradhan
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

The MRI is a purely magnetic picture, so there should be no real side effects (less than even an x-ray).
The evoked potential tests are simply electrical measurements, so aside from local discomfort from the leads, should not cause lasting problems either.

In brief: No

The MRI is a purely magnetic picture, so there should be no real side effects (less than even an x-ray).
The evoked potential tests are simply electrical measurements, so aside from local discomfort from the leads, should not cause lasting problems either.
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Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery

In brief: MRI studies

MRI studies and evoked motor testing will not cause growth stimulation or an increase in height.
See your medical doctor to discuss why you are having the tests and what the tests are trying to confirm or reveal about your medical problem.

In brief: MRI studies

MRI studies and evoked motor testing will not cause growth stimulation or an increase in height.
See your medical doctor to discuss why you are having the tests and what the tests are trying to confirm or reveal about your medical problem.
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