... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... Bacterial meningitis has to be treated quickly as it can kill within hours. Those who survive usually have a permanent brain damage. Viral meningitis is bad too, but not as bad and rarely results in brain damage. ... (15 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)
... pecializes in Multiple Sclerosis. I will warn you though, testing is in your future. There is no one test for MS and no easy answers, unless you happen to have a brain like mine! ... (2 replies)
... spine MRI came back. I had no lesions, only a few bulging discs. ... (10 replies)
... If you had lesions from any kind of meningitis or any type of injury, brain infection, etc, the lesions would NOT show up looking like MS lesions, nor would they be in the same place, and NO, they would not cause symptoms years later... ... (15 replies)
... ecially because so many of us have a negative result. The only other reason to have a spinal tap is to rule out the mimicracies such as Meningitis, PML and other brain infections. Chances are, you are either going to test positive for Obands, or nothing will show up. I doubt very much you have a brain infection!! ... (15 replies)
... Said my symptoms are very typical of the two lower spinal lesions. The ones in my brain are small, as are the ones in the rest of my spine. ... (15 replies)
... The location of a symptom cannot identify the location of the lesion. If you have an MRI and an active lesion is present, then it could be located from the top of your head to the area from which the CNS connection is made. ... (25 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)