Please note there are no known risks to
the developing foetus from MRI. However,
complete safety has yet to be fully established.
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Have you had any other imaging for this problem?
As part of the MRI examination, you may need to have an injection of a contrast agent (dye) known as Gadolinium. This medication is administered intravenously (injection into a vein) through a fine needle.
Overall MRI contrast injection is a safe procedure. Occasionally patients feel a little nauseous but this only lasts momentarily.
More serious allergic type reactions, although possible, are extremely rare. The staff in the MRI department are fully trained to deal with
such a reaction should it occur.
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