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Do I have to get some blood tests before doing a lumbar MRI without dye?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Matt Malkin
Anesthesiology
4 doctors agree
In brief: No
Not unless you need anesthesia.
Then you will need a full history and physical, and whatever pre-anesthetic testing your anesthesiologist sees fit to ensure your safety.

In brief: No
Not unless you need anesthesia.
Then you will need a full history and physical, and whatever pre-anesthetic testing your anesthesiologist sees fit to ensure your safety.
Dr. Matt Malkin
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
4 doctors agree
In brief: No
No reason to.

In brief: No
No reason to.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Allen Seely
NO preparation needed
Dr. Sean MacKenzie
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Not usually
Mri without contrast/dye does not require pretesting with labs.

In brief: Not usually
Mri without contrast/dye does not require pretesting with labs.
Dr. Sean MacKenzie
Dr. Sean MacKenzie
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