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As the MRI scan begins, you will hear the equipment making a muffled thumping sound which will last for several minutes. Other than the sound, you shouldn't feel anything unusual during the scanning.

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Mayo Clinic: "MRI."

International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine: "Magnetic Resonance Imaging."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 06, 2018

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "MRI."

International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine: "Magnetic Resonance Imaging."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 06, 2018

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