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I am getting a MRI of brain with and without dye. What can the dye show that no dye will not show? I'm afraid of the dye. Last CT scan dye caused tremors.

Enhancement. Contrast helps the MRI study by determining if there is any abnormal contrast accumulation called "enhancement". Enhancement can occur in the presence of infection, inflammation, and tumors. The contrast is very safe in patients who have normally functioning kidneys. So, contrast helps the MRI give maximum information. Read more...
MRI/Contrast. Mri of the brain demonstrates very detailed pictures of the brain. Under certain conditions, such as tumors or recent stroke or infection, contrast will show breakdown of the blood/brain barrier. The contrast used in MRI is completely different from ct contrast. Read more...

Had CT scan done cause having headaches. Brain was normal. Headaches went away. 3 days later my TMJ flare up (gum)and I develop tremors all over. Why?

Dental checkup. Hello Terry Have you had your wisdom teeth removed? An examination by a dentist/oral surgeon can help in getting to the "root" of your symptoms. Good luck! Read more...
TMJ. An imbalance in your bite or grinding of your teeth can cause headaches. Do you wear a bruxism guard? Are you under undo stress (who isn't nowadays)? See your dentist for an evaluation of your bite. Read more...
Unrelated. Unrelated to CT scan. Your TMJ symptoms may be related to your headaches. See a TMJ expert for correlation. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. Read more...