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... have lesions in the brain because i have read about some of them however none say anything about lesions. Im not sure how to help you with this one. The list of diseases which mimic MS are endless. ... (3 replies)
... gue, ........ There are too many. A neurologist specializing in MS will run you through a gauntlet of tests. These tests will eliminate everything except MS. That is, when everything is eliminated and no causes are known, MS is often the diagnosis. ... (3 replies)
... There are several diseases that mimic one another for example MS,lyme,lupus,thyroid,vitamin b12 defiency.You have a good Dr.,he has realized that the neurological deficits you are having are not consistant with Lupus.The diagnosis of MS is a process of limitation. ... (4 replies)

... Here is an excerpt that I cut and pasted from a website: It is critical to exclude other diseases that can mimic multiple sclerosis, including vascular disease, spinal cord compression, vitamin B12 deficiency, central nervous system infection (e.g., Lyme disease, syphilis), and other inflammatory conditions (e.g., sarcoidosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjögren's... (4 replies)
... And do all demyelinating diseases cause brain lesions? ... (18 replies)
MS symptoms?
Jan 29, 2013
... and then refer you back to a rheumy if it is Fibro, or Lupus, or one of the 400 other diseases which mimic MS. ... (4 replies)
... reacting propertly to visual stimulation. And, its not an MS test specifically, its a test usually used to see if things are normal or not. Even if you find out that they arent, you wont know why. THe LP is a test which will rule out brain infections. Period. ... (8 replies)
... of MS patients. All of these tests, MRIs, Spinal Taps and even EMGs, can rule out other diseases which mimic MS. ... (15 replies)
... We arent allowed to make diagnosis's here, but you sound so upset, that I did find your other post to read it. ... (2 replies)
Do I Have MS?
Mar 16, 2007
... though not at your age. Your symptoms are the kind that could be one of many things....or none at all. ... (9 replies)
... I think any disease of the immune system, you will have a host of symptoms that mimic other diseases, my neuro said that it is common or should I say not rare for one person in a family to have an auto immune disease and another member gets one too. ... (2 replies)
... I live in a suburb of Chicago, and it's been a hot summer here. In answer to your question, no Lupus doesn't have to be a death sentence. I've read that there are many different forms of Lupus, but with proper treatment it can be controlled, and you can lead a pretty normal life. ... (16 replies)
... Hi. I was diagnosed with MS five years ago. My rheumatologist is currently testing me for Sjogrren's Syndrome and Lupus. Both of these can mimic MS. I actually think that i was misdiagnosed and have Sjogren's and Lupus, instead of MS. ... (8 replies)
... Welcome. Most of these symptoms can be attributed to other concerns which can be answered through specific testing. There are over 400 diseases and concerns which can mimic MS. ... (2 replies)
30 YR old Matthew
May 17, 2014
... Anxiety can be the sole reason for that which you are experiencing or it could be a major player. ... (13 replies)
... Thirdly, the pain from when I had the razor blade across my eye thing, the optic neuritis you are talking about, vision is still blurry and yes, that eye does hurt when moving. ... (19 replies)
Blood work
Oct 17, 2013
... Thank you!!! It was very helpful. She must be a general Neuro. She works at a MS clinic. There is a Dr she works with that is a specialist in MS and only sees MS patients. She see only people with MS and Migraines. ... (13 replies)
Blood work
Oct 17, 2013
... is NO blood test for MS. IN fact, there is no test at all to determine if you have MS. The reason they do alot of blood work is to rule out similarily presenting diseases which DO show up in blood work. ... (13 replies)
... Had you shown signs of Lyme or had a positive response, your doctor would have had you begin treatments for Lyme because the symptoms can mimic MS. Once your Lyme were situated, then the diagnosis could continue if you were still presenting with symptoms. ... (14 replies)
... I was dx wit Lupus in 1998. I was recent dx with MS. Right now my specialists believe I truly have both but these two diseases do very much mimic eachother. ... (6 replies)


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