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As a guy, is it safe to have an MRI if you and your wife are trying to get pregnant? The MRI would be on my shoulder, if that makes a difference.
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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine
14 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Mri does not use ionizing radiation of any kind and is safe for both males and females re:fertility concerns.

In brief: Yes
Mri does not use ionizing radiation of any kind and is safe for both males and females re:fertility concerns.
Dr. Gerard Honore
Dr. Gerard Honore
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Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree
In brief: Yes, it is safe
Mri's do not use radiation and have no known adverse effect on fertility.

In brief: Yes, it is safe
Mri's do not use radiation and have no known adverse effect on fertility.
Dr. Donald Mantz
Dr. Donald Mantz
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Dr. Gerald Diaz
Radiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Most likely
To the best of our knowledge, there is no side effect.
The issue is much more sensitive in an actual pregnant female. But even in those cases, as far as anyone knows, there are no serious side effects. Of course, the science has only been around for so long so who knows what correlation might pop up after 20 years of followup.

In brief: Most likely
To the best of our knowledge, there is no side effect.
The issue is much more sensitive in an actual pregnant female. But even in those cases, as far as anyone knows, there are no serious side effects. Of course, the science has only been around for so long so who knows what correlation might pop up after 20 years of followup.
Dr. Gerald Diaz
Dr. Gerald Diaz
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Dr. Peter Nefcy
Radiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
An MRI study is completely safe for you.

In brief: Yes
An MRI study is completely safe for you.
Dr. Peter Nefcy
Dr. Peter Nefcy
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
This is correct. And for the wife and baby. So are x-rays for you
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