A: You can eat, drink and take regularly-prescribed medications prior to the MRI exam.  If you will be having a leg exam, you can bring some shorts to wear.  If you are female and will be having an arm exam or an exam of an upper body part, we recommend that you wear or bring a tank top.

Prior to the MRI exam, you will be asked to remove your watch, credit cards, jewelry, keys, pocket knife, hearing aid, or any other metal objects before approaching the MRI machine.  The magnet could affect the items of this type and/or the items could affect the magnet.

 

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