... I would encourage you to have your MRI sent to an MS Specialist just to read it. Sometimes a general neurologist can miss things due to a lack of experience in dealing with MS. ... (4 replies)
... This is not screaming MS to me. Too many of your symptoms are not MS symptoms, however, you cant rule it out. You said that you had an MRI in the past two years. First of all, what did he scan? ... (4 replies)
... migraines as well as many other things can cause brain lesions. If you have the report there is an "impression" section that will give possible causes for MRI findings but is not a diagnosis. ... (3 replies)
... As to the rest of it, I have over 100 lesions in my brain now. ... (10 replies)
... I had an independent 3 tesla mri done at another lab and tomorrow I go for evoked potentials. ... (10 replies)
... and to look for MS like lesions. Lesions are scars on the central nervous system which are caused by the body attacking itself. ... (6 replies)
... So I had an MRI on my brain both with and without contrast, took them to a different neurologist and he says while I do have lesions on my brain he's not confident saying its MS but he thinks it could be just migraines. I've never been diagnosed with migraines but do get headaches occasionally. ... (3 replies)
... Do not worry about lesion numbers. For me, I have so many that an MRI will only show the active ones with contrast. ... (12 replies)
... and where they appear, if it coincides with the part of the brain which is for balance, might equate that this is MS related. ... (2 replies)
... y toes and my leg was basically paralyzed from the knee down. I went to the hospital and they did 8 MRI'S and a spinal tap. Neurologist said he saw several focal lesions on my brain mri, but that the mri of my spine came back negative and my spinal tap came back negative. ... (10 replies)
... I am having many of the same symptoms but now having days where I am dizzy and really "off". Due to the severe muscle pain and reflex issues I was sent for an MRI of the Cervical Spine, which came back with several T2 lesions and recommending a brain MRI. That came back with severe White Matter Disease. ... (12 replies)
Hi there. I have 5 black holes on my MRI. And, I live to tell you that it has not caused any disability or damage at all....When I was first dx with MS, I had over 50 lesions...a year later, I was stable, on Rebif..and a few years later, I was no longer stable and had developed 2 black holes and 10 more lesions.
I was developing an immunity to interferon and it was... (3 replies)
... brainstem MRI might show something. ... (8 replies)
... appear to be more prevalent among multiple sclerosis patients than previously reported and correlate with brain lesions left by the MS. The overall result was that in those patients studied, the more lesions spotted on an MRI, the worse the taste function of the patient. ... (0 replies)
... The revised McDonald Criteria, which states that the patient must not only have symptoms but have lesions, which are scars from the disease attacks, on the brain or spine, shown on an MRI. You can bet the first test he will be given will be the MRI. ... (5 replies)
... Do you suggest we should we ask for a brain scan now? ... (8 replies)
... evaluation didn't indicate a need for the brain MRI...But, I don't know. ... (8 replies)
... spine is usually used for the MS diagnostic process. The doctors are looking for lesions, BUT even if lesions are found, MS cannot be confirmed or denied. ... (8 replies)
... Meri Anne
You wrote "I did get 2 Mri's done, one of my back, one of my brain.they been done years ago".
MRIs can change literally from week to week. They are usually done every 6 months to a year during the diagnostic phase, or more often if symptom present which are new or different.
You cant base anything on MRIs done "years ago". You need to have them done again and they... (12 replies)
... spine as part of my MRI scans because lesions presented there in 2002. ... (12 replies)