... Contrast is the dye which is injected into your arm...it can help very tiny things show up, even when they wouldnt otherwise. Was your brain and your spine done? ... (4 replies)
... esions. At the age of 36 those findings would not be from normal age. Unfortunately, if no other testing is indicating any positive findings to account for your MRI findings you may be stuck waiting until something else shows up in testing or symptoms. ... (6 replies)
... and really bad brain fog. This continued as the spring went into summer which it got really bad. I had numbness and tingling mostly on the left side hand and foot. ... (6 replies)
... To an inexperienced doctor or one without MS experience, an MRI might seem fine. White dots on your MRI might be "noise" or might be lesions. If the dots are lesions, then the next step would be the overall shape and size of the lesions. ... (6 replies)
... As to your MRI, it sounds like boilerplate jargon and you should lay it aside and have your doctor personally look at the MRI with you. ... (6 replies)
... I had an mri of the brain done and at the time they thought I had cerebral palsy but have since changed the diagnosis to unknown. ... (6 replies)
... MS is a progressive disease which affects the central nervous system. It can affect the eyes, brain and spine with results or symptoms from the disease showing up in any part of your body....unfortunately, there is no way to stop this from happening. ... (9 replies)
... on meeting with the neurologist I told him my symptoms and he ran some cursory test, but said that he was unsure of what was causing them, and scheduled me for a Brain MRI. ... (4 replies)
... with a clear change in MRI without any changes in the brain lesions, still have not been told what the main condition actually is or could possibly be. ... (4 replies)
... neurological issues when my new internist finally decided it was a good idea to do a brain mri and cervical mri which showed numerous brain lesions and areas of demyelination. ... (4 replies)
... Secondly, MS is a disease of the central nervous system, which includes the brain, spine and eyes. You can have lesions in anyone of those places or multiple locations. Which one is worse or better than others? ... (4 replies)
... I thank god I can work and my symptoms are mild but my brain is loaded with lesions and it only takes one to change your life for months or forever! ... (3 replies)
... Over the years and over 8 DMDs, I have over 100 lesions on my brain. I have zero symptoms. I have never missed a day of work. ... (8 replies)
... Jk....anyway, my brain mri showed two lesions from previous demylenation? ... (5 replies)
... eyes crossing feeling at all, its still here today. Got a brain MRI, brain CT scan, and a sinus CT scan. Everything was normal. ... (3 replies)
... Hello Mlynn111,
What MRIs have you had done? Brain, spine, both?
Your symptoms can be caused by many different conditions/diseases. Your Dr. needs to rule in/out those other conditions as well, through blood work, other testing and MRIs.
Has an Ophthalmologist given any indication why it happens? Or given you a referral to a different Dr. for an... (13 replies)
... If your MRI shows no lesions, then it would be impossible for you to meet the standards of the Revised McDonald Criteria. ... (13 replies)
... My husband's neurologist would not confirm the MS he was suspicious of from brain lesions because the spinal tap was negative. Dr recomended another MRI to confirm, but in that MRI the lesions were gone as viewed by the radiologist and the neuro. ... (8 replies)
... most of the year, and even though the infection is gone, I am still dizzy all the time. I haved episodes of severe bone pain in my legs, along with numbness. My MRI shows a 5mm lesion, which I am told could be an old stroke? ... (6 replies)
... Brain lesions can occur from any viral infection (though not every infection causes lesions). If you want to confirm MS, your neurologist will need to exclude what you do not have. When all other possibilities are excluded, then you are left with MS.
Be sure you are working with a neurologist who deals with MS. And keep coming back here to ask questions. Lastly, ask... (2 replies)