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Told that I need to get my abdomen xrayed now, why not ultrasound or mri?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Paul Harper
Surgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: What?
Sorry but this question makes no sense.
What were the reasons for the suggestions for these tests? With some info we could give you a reasonable answer. Sorry.

In brief: What?
Sorry but this question makes no sense.
What were the reasons for the suggestions for these tests? With some info we could give you a reasonable answer. Sorry.
Dr. Paul Harper
Dr. Paul Harper
Thank
2 doctors agree
In brief: Specific indications
Simple inexpensive x-ray of abdomen still is a very important diagnostic stool , not out dated yet, like in intestinal perforations, obstructions, foreign bodies etc.
Sonogram and MRI had their on roll. Your physician will examine you and determine which is best, safe, relatively inexpensive will order that test first.

In brief: Specific indications
Simple inexpensive x-ray of abdomen still is a very important diagnostic stool , not out dated yet, like in intestinal perforations, obstructions, foreign bodies etc.
Sonogram and MRI had their on roll. Your physician will examine you and determine which is best, safe, relatively inexpensive will order that test first.
Dr. Addagada Rao
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Addagada Rao
tool not stool
Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not sure
Ask your doctor.

In brief: Not sure
Ask your doctor.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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