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Does a disc tear always show up on MRI?
Here I go again, I got the results to my second MRI. First MRI said bulging disc L4-L5 and moderate ostearthritis in facet joints. Second & most recent said no herniations MRI negative (he only wrote the order to rule out herniations for this one). My doc and I both believe I have a tear. He did tell me before the second MRI that it doesn't always show everything. So I am hanging once again waiting on my follow up for the next step (discogram). I did have a nerve test last week but I don't know the results yet. My question is: did anyone else's MRI show their disc tear? Or did it show for the discogram?
Sorry about being abrupt but I just want out of pain or at least less pain. I would really like to talk to someone with the same symptoms as me. I seem to get more anxious whenever I've had a night like last night (no sleep, all pain). What's really bad is my leg pain is getting worse and worse everyday. Anyone?