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Have swelling/tightness in foot+ankle. Been to 2 podiatrists who each did xrays but refuse my request for MRI. What could MRI show that xrays don't?

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Dr. Philip Miller
Family Medicine
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In brief: MRI

could detect bone infection and or bone disease not seen on x-ray.
I suggest discussing this matter with your orthopedic physician.

In brief: MRI

could detect bone infection and or bone disease not seen on x-ray.
I suggest discussing this matter with your orthopedic physician.
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