• What happens during an MRI brain scan?

    So I have been having headaches which will lead to migraines and my doctor has ordered an MRI scan of my brain. So what is going to happen? I have seen pictures of the scanner. I am not claustrophobic, closed spaces do not bother me. Will I be made to wear a hospital gown? Will they give me an IV for a brain scan? Does that hurt? How long will... show more
    So I have been having headaches which will lead to migraines and my doctor has ordered an MRI scan of my brain. So what is going to happen? I have seen pictures of the scanner. I am not claustrophobic, closed spaces do not bother me. Will I be made to wear a hospital gown? Will they give me an IV for a brain scan? Does that hurt? How long will this take? I know you cannot move, but can you blink? I do have ADHD so I squirm but not on purpose. What will they do about that? My insurance will not pay for them to put me to sleep.
    3 answers · Other - Health · 10 months ago