I had MRI, showed advanced intracranial atrophy,is it too soon to have another MRI?

I had an MRI 18 months ago that showed “relatively advanced intracranial atrophy for the patient’s given age” (I was 64 yrs old). Is it too soon to have another MRI to see if and how much the atrophy has progressed?





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Dr Mahaveer
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Dr Mahaveer

hi
its been almost 18 months now after the 1st mri was done. considering the cerebral changes that you have been going through, you can get next mri now and compare it with the old one.
ideally at your age, repeat mris at 1 yearly intervals are recommended.
thanks

Dr. Ayman Darrag
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Dr. Ayman Darrag

Hi..
In My Humble opinion, you should not really mind it with so much stress,if you are having no physical regression, mental regression , you are not in hurry to know what is going there…
but do it for example every fixed period of time to check …for instance every one year or every 18 months…
stay active as possible… eat healthy food, stay in a good weight…
and the most important is your psychological status as it is one of the worst atrophying factors ever… if it is bad….
regards

shw12
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shw12

HI
ITS NOT TOO EARLY TO GET A NEXT MRI DONE NOW. YOU CAN HAVE IT DONE NOW ITSELF. AFTER HAVING IT DONE COMPARE IT WITH THE OLDER MRI TO SEE FOR ANY CHANGES

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