Can MRI results be seen immediately?

What is an MRI?

MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. It uses a big magnet and computer to take pictures inside your body!

Why Do People Get MRI Scans?

Doctors use MRI scans to look for injuries or diseases. It helps them see what's happening inside without surgery.

Getting Ready for an MRI

Before the scan, you need to remove metal objects because the magnet is very strong!

Inside the MRI Machine

You lie down inside a large tube, and it might be a bit noisy. But don’t worry, it’s just the machine working!

The MRI takes several pictures of the inside of your body. This can take from a few minutes to an hour.

Taking the MRI Pictures

After the scan, a special doctor called a radiologist looks at the pictures to see what they show.

Are the Results Ready Yet?

Analyzing the Images

The radiologist checks the MRI images carefully to make the right diagnosis.

Can We See the Results Now?

The results aren’t available immediately. The radiologist needs time to study the images.

Usually, it takes a few days to get the results.