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Do you have the report of the MRI for me to have a look at and see why the doctor was so urgent in ordering the EMG?
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With the symptoms that you are mentioning the most likely diagnosis seems to be:
1. Peripheral neuropathy which could be confirmed by EMG testing.
2. Vitamin B12 deficiency, if you have never been tested for it.
I think that the doctor wants to see if the diagnosis is peripheral neuropathy.
There is no such thing has hyper herniation as far as I am concerned.
Herniated discs was he was looking for but once that is ruled out with MRI the next possible diagnosis is peripheral neuropathy which is what is is looking for on further testing.
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Since both feet are numb and symptoms are present in both feet, it is unlikely that these particular symptoms are related to the disc problem, which is why the EMG is a very important test.