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how to tell if it's a herniated disc, or something else?

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Dr. Zachariah George
15 years experience Neurosurgery
History and imaging: Your history, imaging (MRI) and exam will determine if your symptoms are from a herniated disc or something else.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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Dr. Robert Masson
33 years experience Neurosurgery
MRI: An MRI with a complete history and exam is usually enough to tell if it is a herniated disc.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014

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