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Herniated disk test

Hi, I just want to know is there any test other than MRI to see weather the disk in herniated or not. As MRI cost so much.
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Venkat Raghav Bangalore | General Physician
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Hello.....MRI is the gold standard procedure.... Its a soft tissue bulging out of limit ... CT scan or x ray don't help in diagnosis ....MRI is the best,after examination doctor recommend this radiological examination ...... Even for surgery surgeon relay on MRI of spine ... .......
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