... ing to the bathroom and was quite vague afterwards. Two weeks later it happened again. My company wanted to make sure I hadn't had a seizure so I had to have a brain MRI. ... (6 replies)
... of MSers without lesions. Also, while a brain MRI will or should find lesions, there are MSers whose lesions present along the spine too. An MRI cannot confirm or deny MS and it is important to have an MS Specialist diagnose you because doctors with little or no MS experience can and do misdiagnose. ... (12 replies)
... You don't say when you had all of the tests you mention. If you haven't had an MRI in the last 6 months or so, a doctor might recommend another MRI. ... (5 replies)
... Sorry to hear of your MRI results. Please note, however, that the lesions presenting CANNOT identify the cause. There are different things which can cause lesions. ... (9 replies)
... In Feb I had an mri on my spine because of severe legweakness and pain, problems with arms and foot drop. ... (2 replies)
... ur neuro exam was normal would suggest that a Spinal MRI, c or t, would not be necessary. You cant fake a neuro exam and the fact that they found nothing in your brain supports that this is not MS related. ... (3 replies)
About 5% of MSers present initially without any lesions. If your neurologist has MS experience, in all likelihood your doctor's assessment is correct.
Weird sensations from time to time? If symptoms present and persist for 24+ hours, those are symptoms akin to MS, BUT there are over 400 known MS mimicries.
Statistically, most MS... (3 replies)
... so forth. His diagnosis was a compressed ulner nerve and nothing more. However he was concerned about a burning sensation I was having in my tongue and ordered a brain MRI. ... (3 replies)
... year, and then got exhausted on an overseas flight and ended up with more tingling and numbness in my legs, and a tightness in my throat that wouldn't go away. MRI revealed new lesions so DR. officially diagnosed me. ... (5 replies)
... he thought it was a pinched nerve and sent me to the CT scan. The radiologist saw "something" and called in a neurologist, who sent me into a MRI, where over 50 lesions were found on my brain. A trip to a MS Specialist to verify, confirmed that it was MS. ... (5 replies)
... It's not caused by brain lesions or lesions lower than the cervical spine. ... (9 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. ... (13 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.. ... (13 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. ... (12 replies)
... I had an independent 3 tesla mri done at another lab and tomorrow I go for evoked potentials. ... (12 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)
... 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)