... If you choose to use any type of disease modifying drugs for MS, they are supposed to help reduce the freqency of lesions forming, thus reduce the new symptoms and reduce the potential for progression. This is not an exact science. ... (6 replies)
... Black holes can be spots where lesions are absorbed by the body. Black holes do not present with every MSer. ... (9 replies)
... I did read that the periventricular areas of the brain is a classic one where lesions appear. I also read up a bit on age related lesions and don't see how any would apply to me. ... (8 replies)
... I don't think it's MS. This prominent right lenticulostriate perivascular spaces worry me a bit, because there was no mention of this in my September Mri 2014. ... (8 replies)
... The thing is this prominent right lenticulostriate perivascular spaces were not reported on my September 2014 Mri it may have been there but the radiologist could have not seen it. I don't know if this is of importance or not. ... (8 replies)
... MRI Brain with Contrast. ... (8 replies)
If you trusted the US doctor and you can do that, why not? Whats the harm?
Im so sorry that you are going through all this...I wish I could take you by the hand to my own doctor and have you get a good reading and a good exam! As much as I love your country- the healthcare situation would drive me crazy!!
Youre so brave. Please know that. I cant imagine how you are... (15 replies)
... This simply means that the contrast showed no active lesions. That is, no lesions "lit up". What was missing from the aforementioned is whether there are inactive lesions existing. ... (15 replies)
... Your MRI may include your brain stem, but I do not know what was ordered for you. The brain stem is not exclusive to have lesions. Some MSers may never have lesions there and not every lesion is MS. Having something causing lesions certainly lessens the possible causes. ... (9 replies)
... wont matter to anyone but you. A MS specialist spends months learning to interpret brain MRIs. He doesnt need to look at a radiologists report or comparisons, UNLESS the patient has already had lesions and he wants to see if they have increased. ... (24 replies)
... Head trauma can cause symptoms to present, but your lesions might have been involved with your fall. I was dealing with problems which had gone on for 5 years, but this was in 1982. ... (9 replies)
... Thank you for your reply. My neurologist has the CD of my Mri and will read it. He is due in his office tomorrow. My GP says she will ring him about my situation regarding spinal surgery which is scheduled in March. ... (16 replies)
... I had a recent brain Mri with Contrast. The report said prominent right lenticulostriate perivascular spaces. ... (16 replies)
... Hello MSNik,
Thank you for giving me a good wake-up call. I am indeed anxious, because I am not able to function like i used to. I know you guys are not physicians, and I just wanted some feedback on DIS and DIT.
I am very glad you personally don't see anything related to MS. I trust you have a good understanding of the Disease, and I appreciate your advice. I will... (12 replies)
... What I can tell you is that nothing on your MRI points towards MS specifically and there is not enough there to warrant even hazarding a guess as to what you are going through. ... (12 replies)
... I need a little help with understanding changes on Brain MRI if MS is present. I asked for all my previous MRI's and i got them today. ... (12 replies)
... If you don't mind me asking what lead to your DX? Reason for asking I am in limbo land. You can see my post in another thread. I have been having problems for 7-8 years. In the last 4 months I had clean MRI of brain, c and t spine W & W/O contrast. In addition had a clean LP. My MS specialist highly suspects MS after review of my symptoms I have had and my neuro exam with her.... (5 replies)
... The brain MRI came out fine with no problems. ... (2 replies)
... I am going to throw a something else at you. I was diagnosed shortly before my 40th birthday as well. I had over 50 lesions all on my brain. ... (11 replies)
... Hello, I am going to be 40 and was just recently diagnosed with MS based on MRI results. long story short, I had my regular eye exam to get a new pair of glasses and did poorly on color vision. ... (11 replies)