Displaying 20 questions associated with MRI.
... have to roll out of bed. It seems to be getting worse.I finally have my Medicare and have an appointment with a pain management Dr. I have been taking Oxycodone 30mg they work for about 4 to 5 hrs then my pain starts again. I had a phone consult with a surgeon and the surgery costs 100,000.00... read more
My neurologist wants to do another MRI on my back. He was surprised to learn that my pain management doctor has not ordered a more recent MRI. I have had bulging discs for 3 years. I had a CT scan 3 years ago for diagnosis. I had a MRI done a year and a half ago and it still showed bulging discs. I... read more
Dr put me on meloxicam as he thinks I have rhumatoid arthritis of knee but the pain is unbearable. I had an xray and its definitely arthritis. Waiting for MRI now. I'm also on BuTrans 30mg, pregablin 200mg mornings and 300mg at night as I also have fibro and S1/L5 can anyone help or advise... read more
I had X-ray and MRI done showed I had budging disc in L4 and L5 also mild arthritis and when I when to er they said I had sciatica so my doctor gave me naproxen but it isn't working. I have a husband and 4 little ones to look after and this pain is to much. Also I was given a muscle relaxer... read more
How soon can I get my MRI results after the test? Does the radiologist have to read them first or can I get the films the same day as the test?
I was told by one of the clerks at the MRI clinic that I can have an MRI as long as it is titanium and no other metal including screws. Is this true or will I have to have a cat scan for the rest of my life?
... everything looked good. except the dr said it won't come back. i ask if there was away to do a test on my tongue for taste and smell all he said was it won't come back i need help in finding someone else for better results
I was diagnosed with Multiple Myloma 5 weeks ago.I'm receiving Chemo, 3 weeks on and one week off. I told my regular doctor and my cancer doctor about this pain. They ordered an MRI, which came out negative, but have not prescribed anything else for this pain. I've only received one shot... read more
I am claustrophobic and could not endure a MRI. Dr prescribed lorazepam for my anxiety but I'm not sure that the results would be strong enough to endure the MRI tunnel. Anyone with experience of taking xanax or lorazepam that helped you get thru a MRI procedure? How much did you take and how... read more
I have had 2 back surgeries including a double-fusion using my own bone. After 20 years I developed terrible back pain and sciatica. An MRI showed significant arthritis, calcification and stenosis. I also have migraines and the Gabapentin has helped a lot in both areas, with minimal side effects.
... or be zonked out. I took another 2 mg. of lorazepam 20 minutes before MRI and still little or nothing. I was talking and walking the whole way home, didn't sleep until that afternoon. I'm sort of amazed after readlng these boards. I think I may just go back to Valium for MRIs. I... read more
I have to have an MRI of my back and I get claustrophobic while I'm in the tube. I weigh approx 175 and am 6" 1" tall.