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... Ask them in the MRI department how long it takes to go to medical records. ... (9 replies)
... actually DO NOT LEAVE THE MRI CENTER without a copy of your films! You have the right to ask for them...they might offer you a CD or films, if you have a choice, take the films...they are easier to read and show more info.. ... (9 replies)
... When they ran me through the MRI, my results were back in two hours, but they ran me while I was an inpatient. Of course my doctor was waiting next door for them, so that sped things up. ... (9 replies)

... You shouldn't have to wait that long! You could call your doctor the day after the MRI and ask what the results are. Good luck! ... (9 replies)
... How long does it take. My PCP has told me that I can get copies of any of my file I want, but I tried that about a month ago, just wanted a copy of two blood lab results. Still waiting on them. ... (7 replies)
... I believe we need an advocate for us when we are sick and usually, the patient is the worst one to be that. I have a galfriend who saved her husband's life because she was his advocate. ... (20 replies)
... I've heard 7 days, but I think it all depends on how the results are handled and if they have to be sent elsewhere etc to be analyzed. ... (9 replies)
Spinal tap?
Dec 14, 2004
... How long does it take to get the results back? ... (4 replies)
... Oh, Blessed, it sure does sound like they are brushing you off. I had to wait two weeks after my first brain MRI, that seemed quite long to me. But the difference is, I got copies of my MRI when I left the test. ... (20 replies)
... Thats one of those things that we usually have to roll the dice on. ... (2 replies)
... I have never had a problem getting MRI results. ... (20 replies)
... I also get copies of all my test results and on occasion have called the Dr to report abnrmal results. According to HIPPA guidelines you have a right to a copies of your medical records. ... (20 replies)
... Shad, yep, I do agree that sometimes test results can be a dangerous thing for us to get without the benefit of educated interpretation. But I still think we are entitled to have them within a reasonable amount of time. ... (20 replies)
... I would probably drag my feet on their request. I'll probably get alot of flack for this but I'm just being honest. I also know that patients in the hosp. ... (20 replies)
... I do know how horrible that feels. So, Ill try to lend you some support now. ... (9 replies)
... My doctor is insisting I get an MRI, I was very surprised that she mentioned checking for MS. ... (4 replies)
... when I get sick and tired of being sick and tired, I'll raise my voice and be heard....I think I am getting to that point. I am mad at my body right now... ... (20 replies)
... thank you all. I am the bold and dedicated advocate for everyone but myself. I have to pray for the strength to call them for the results. I know it is crazy, but I get so intimidated. ... (20 replies)
Aug 1, 2002
... Hi I am new here and trying to get some answers. I had an MRI 2 weeks ago to rule out MS. I called the office a week later and was told my results were back and the doctor would call me. I caled this week and was told the same thing. How long does it usually take to be notified of your results? ... (2 replies)
... You sound scared. First of all, dont be. Even if it is MS, youre not in this alone, and you have tons of support right here, and think of it this way, with a positive DX, you can start meds, which will help control the symptoms! ... (7 replies)

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