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... In 1982 I was one of the first MSers to use the "new" MRI. The image was primitive to what we have now, but there were lesions visible. ... (4 replies)
... because most of us have had MS for up to 10 years without a single symptom and until we get a symptom, we wouldnt know we had it. Where was the pain when my 50 lesions were forming for the ten years before I had my first MRI? ... (6 replies)
... My lesion load on the brain is very small even after 30 years, I have 3. My spinal cord has been the most affected by this disease as by my cervical spine MRIs. ... (4 replies)

... all on my brain. My only symptoms were numbness and tingling in my hands and fingers. ... (4 replies)
... o, I had 4 lesions. The new MRI showed 15 more. Some have thousands, it is highly individual, I think. I'm sure some of the folks with more experience can expand on my reply. ... (4 replies)
... I'm wondering how many lesions people get on their brain in MS, approximately. ... (4 replies)
... There is also no single test, by it's self, which can definitely give a diagnosis of MS. Lesions found on MRI can have other causes and is not specific for MS. For this reason redoing MRIs every 6 months is not uncommon. ... (9 replies)
... on board with this definition. A lesion is a scar. What shows up as a white spot on a MRI is an actual scar where damage has already been done to the myelin sheath. Thus, look at a scar on any part of your skin....does it hurt? ... (6 replies)
... Lesions are the areas where the myelin sheath is destroyed or demyelinated. The area exposed is like a cut/wound you might have. Like the cut or wound, the affected area will be covered with a scar. Unlike our epidermis, MSers do not enjoy a regrowth of the myelin sheath. The scar tissue will cover the exposed nerve fiber, but the insulation value for the scar tissue is... (6 replies)
... I also have the sharp pains or what i though an maybe migraines. Now i am also wondering if it is the lesions. Usually they are on one side at the temple. Also do the old lesions heal? ... (6 replies)
... I think that the pain comes when the nerve fiber is exposed. Based upon that idea, the pain could start as the lesion is growing. Pain can also present after healing because we are unable to see the resulting healed area. If you ran an insulated electrical cable through water, you would be safe as long as the insulation was intact. As soon as even one strand of wire comes... (6 replies)
... I am having sharp pains in a different area of my head. For months, I had sharp pains in the left front portion of my forehead which coincidentally is where my lesions were found... in the left frontal lobe. ... (6 replies)
... normal results. He was then referred to an MS specialist. The specialist put him on copaxone. He had a spinal MRI, which came back normal. During the last year he has been on copaxone, he still felt the weaknesses in his hand. ... (6 replies)
... what does it mean when you have lesions on the brain from MS (1 replies)
... :wave: Hey everyone, I'm usually on the fibro boards as that is the firm dx I have, although my doc is insisting I have 'probable' MS, I've had a MRI scan that showed lesions on my c spine and white matter in brain, I have other symptoms like 'girdelling', my right leg drags, co-ordination and balance probs, tremors and tingling, although they could be the fibro:confused: The... (5 replies)
... But my doc said he has a young patient in the nursing home who is paralyzed from the neck down, with no lesions or positive LP, so he has dx'd her with MS. ... (11 replies)
... The number of leisions isn't as telling as the location and size of the leision. Having said that, the brain should not have ANY leisions. I am glad that your doctor is being so thorough. What are your symptoms? ... (8 replies)
... Lesions on the brain do not definitively mean MS so it's good your doctor is being thorough. The LP and evoked potential testing is going to tell the doctor a lot. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Parrotsmuggler. I opted to not have any MRIs because whether lesions are present or not is not a definitive diagnosis for M.S. ... (8 replies)
... Just wondering if anyone knows what symptoms come from having lesions on the spinal cord vs. on the brain? ... (5 replies)


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