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What are alternatives to discography?

Diskography is usually used after other diagnostic tests. Alternatives to diskography include:
  • Physical examination
  • X-rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computed tomography (CT) scans
Your doctor may also recommend doing surgery without first doing diskography.

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Can I drive myself home after discography?
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You will not be allowed to drive yourself home after diskography. Someone needs to drive you home. D...
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What are the possible complications of discography?
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Complications of diskography are rare but can include: Infection of the disk space (fewer than 1...
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How should I manage pain after discography?
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For the first day or so after diskography, you may want to use ice on the injected area for 20 to 30...
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What happens after discography?
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After diskography: You may stay in a recovery area and have your vital signs (heart rate, blood ...
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