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... 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)
... Let me first say that you would not be the first person to have MS for many years and not be dx. ... (3 replies)

... d greatly appreciate any opinions. I started seeing a neurologist about 7 months ago because I have had extreme pain and weakness in my lower extremities off and on for years. My symptoms usually wax and wane. However, for the past year almost I have had a constant flare up of symptoms. ... (3 replies)
... our story was exactly like my story just plus my general practitioner I saw two diffrent nerologystes that didn't help me and I got no answers from them. I am at the same age like you and I finally convince my dr to get Brain MRI beacuse as you said they are expensive and doctors don't want to order them. ... (7 replies)
Walking difficulty
Aug 17, 2016
... Ampyra could help with walking, but the statistical evidence is iffy. You could be dealing with a pinched nerve. Surrounding areas can be "normal" but the actual damage could be in your brain or along your spine. When my thighs or legs are affected by MS, the MRI has shown active lesions on my thoracic spine. ... (3 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in June 2007 when I presented with weakness and pain and numbness in my upper right leg. I had a brain MRI which showed a few small lesions. But to quote my neurologist, "the spine is where all the action is. ... (4 replies)
... I'm a 30 almost 31 yo female. I've had numerous symptoms and was assuming my issue was thyroid related but my Internist said that the two typical blood tests were fine. He wouldn't refer me to a specialist because there was no real reason. ... (8 replies)
MS symptoms
Aug 17, 2016
... MS is an autoimmune disease which is in the central nervous system, the eyes, brain and spine. With this being said, there are usually a whole host of strange symptoms going on beyond numbness, which point to MS. ... (4 replies)
... more tests are needed to rule out MS. It sounds like you only had a brain MRI? ... (7 replies)
... Have you ever had MRIs of the spine? ... (3 replies)
... on't know why my dr didn't refer me to one. He saw my concerns and heard my questions but he referred me to nerologyst instead. I should say that I am afraied of the MRI contrast I never had one. What if I develop allergic reaction to it. ... (15 replies)
... Lesions in the brain do not always mean MS. Lesions can come from migrane headaches, prior head trauma and even infections. The size, shape and placement of the lesions is what tells the neurologist if MS should be considered. ... (15 replies)
... with you to a neurologist appointment. One of the key things you want to look for is whether or not the doctor will put them up on the screen and go over them with you. ... (15 replies)
... MS, even if you have it, is a chronic condition, not a life sentence! Most of us live perfectly normal lives with only small blips on the radar with MS. ... (15 replies)
... I hope I won't get a bad news from the neurologist tomorrow. I just can not take any more of the bad news. I am already suffering from anxiety and all these new problems keep adding to my worries. ... (15 replies)
... While all MSers will eventually have lesions, not all lesions are MS related. The fact that you have lesions does not mean that you have MS, BUT the fact that you have lesions narrows the list of possible causes for those lesions. ... (15 replies)
... test, by it's self, that can determine is someone has MS. There is also no symptom or symptoms that are unique or exclusive to MS. All other possible causes for the persons symptoms must be ruled out. ... (15 replies)
... I'm back. I want to share what happened at the neurologist appointment with you. I had an appointment with the neurologist yesterday. He was an old guy in his mid 70s. The moment he stepped in the office he told me that he has 40 years of experience in the field. ... (15 replies)
... Unless your neurologist has MS experience, the possibility of moving in another direction exists. There are some who will take note and send you on to an MS Specialist. ... (15 replies)

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