... said I don't want one of them, meaning a lesion in my heart. The angiogram will tell if there's a problem. When you say lesion MSjayhawk are you referring to the lesions on my brain? ... (10 replies)
... I just wanted to update you on what's happening next. I'm going to have an angiogram. My stress test wasn't great, my echocardiogram was fine, and my cardio calcium trace score is 5. ... (10 replies)
... Hi Nik,
Thank you for your honest and detailed reply, that helps a lot to understand the similarities and differences between symptoms. i appreciate you taking the time to write all of that which is very helpful to myself and no doubt lots of other people. I'm very sorry you have to face this and very sorry for your brother too with his ON. I know how certain symptoms can... (7 replies)
... Hi there. You asked "if I touch my face it's not truly numb yet it feels numb when I don't touch it and there is less sensation on touching with fingers than the other side. ... (7 replies)
... it feels tighter on that side when I try to smile. ... (5 replies)
... they have ruled out MS, at least for now. Its highly unlikely that you would have lesions on either area which would not show up with this many symptoms. ... (4 replies)
... How has your Neurological exam been? normal? Abnormal?
If you have a normal Neurological exam/evaluation and MRIs are normal MS becomes highly unlikely.
It is possible to have spinal cord lesions and not brain lesions, however, if the Neurological exam/evaluation is normal it would be highly unlikely to have spinal cord involvement.
I don't doubt this. But... (10 replies)
... st who diagnosed it and he said I did not have Fibro...My sister in law has MS and she has body twitches, numbness, vibrations etc just like me. So it was always on my mind...I never had a MRI of my spine....Can one have lesions on the spine and not the brain? ... (10 replies)
... lly important. MS affects men differently than women AND no two MS patients have the same symptoms or develop the same progression. For instance, I have over 100 lesions on my brain and brain stem. I just had my yearly MRI and at least 20 new black holes have developed, meaning there is no brain tissue to support the damage. ... (26 replies)
... who I was referring to in my earlier post. He looked at my scans examined me and said a process may be happening. So maybe you're right maybe he said this based on my symptoms or my symptoms and MRI's. He has offered to review me and to discuss further perhaps what he meant by a process happening. He said this in 2014. ... (14 replies)
... MS is an autoimmune disease, the damage, when the body attacks itself is on the central nervous system, which is the eyes, brain and spine. A good MS doctor will order a MRI of the brain and Cspine to begin with.... ... (14 replies)
... You asked "I read up on it and it seems to fit. even stuff i hadn't shared w people. Should i get another opinion? ... (7 replies)
... im going crazy. I avoided going to the Dr at first because i felt like my first symptoms were explainable. After going for my womans check up, i brought up some on the symptoms. My Dr is a full womans health Dr. ... (7 replies)
... At the end of the day, the facts are that i have Multiple lesions on my brain and multiple symptoms. Now if someone presents with debilitating symptoms. Looking at this on paper, tells my story. ... (40 replies)
... If these lesions are ischemia, would the size be significant, like 5mm, 6mm, 3. ... (40 replies)
... I am not confident that the neurologist diagnosed correctly when he went from probable Ms to hemiplegic migraine just on the basis of lumbar puncture. No explanation was offered as to that. I just want to be sure of what I am up against. ... (6 replies)
... ust elevated protein. He told me he still thought I had it, but I chose to take the wait and see approach. I had another relapse about 10 month later, with new lesions on my brain. ... (6 replies)
... E. But if the lesions on my brain are ischemia, would a 5 and 6mm lesion be from ischemia? ... (40 replies)
... Thank you for your response. I've only worked with a neurologist but I'm not sure of his experience disagnosing MS but I know he has experience working with this dianosis. I will have to look into being tested for mirroring dianosis to get an accurate diagnosis.
Thank you (3 replies)
... this is only a test which helps rule out other infections. It appears they did not find OBands. I do not have any OBands either, but I have 100 lesions on my brain corresponding with MS type symptoms and a definitive dx of MS. ... (3 replies)