... It's not caused by brain lesions or lesions lower than the cervical spine. ... (7 replies)
... Hello again.
Been awhile since I posted and figured I'd give an update. Jay, Nik, Snoopy have always been helpful and figured I could at least give a progress report. :)
Diagnosed March '15.
Tecfidera for 4-5 months. Became hypersensitive (arms and chest turning bright red 20 minutes after dosing).
Plegridy 4-5 months.
Injection-site reactions became worse and... (3 replies)
... Just the fact that this neuro told you MS lesions don't normally appear in the Cspine, would have me running for a MS Specialist. He is very wrong about that. ... (7 replies)
... Armando, lesions can be caused by all sorts of things. Infections, prior brain trauma just to name a few. A good MS specialist can tell if your lesions are MS in nature. The size, shape and placement of them helps them determine. ... (9 replies)
... in fog and forgetfulness I'm just always weak and tired and have crawling feeling on scalp I thought I had Lyme but came back negative and the doctor read me the MRI results.. ... (9 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)
... they try to change my DMD, I feel fine on them, however my MRIs show excessive new damage and that they are not doing much to prevent new damage. I have over 100 lesions and my brain is full of "black holes". ... (7 replies)
... I'm glad to hear your Daughter is having a brain MRI. ... (12 replies)
... 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)
... and to look for MS like lesions. Lesions are scars on the central nervous system which are caused by the body attacking itself. ... (8 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)
... As to the rest of it, I have over 100 lesions in my brain now. ... (12 replies)
... I had an independent 3 tesla mri done at another lab and tomorrow I go for evoked potentials. ... (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. ... (12 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. ... (12 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)