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What can't you have on you when you get an MRI?

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Personal items such as your watch, wallet, including any credit cards with magnetic strips (they will be erased by the magnet), and jewelry should be left at home if possible, or removed prior to the MRI scan. Secured lockers are usually available to store personal possessions.

SOURCES:

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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