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... There are over 400 known MS mimicries. An MS diagnosis cannot be reached through a single test. It is a process of eliminating everything possible. During the course of elimination, the mimicry might be identified. ... (6 replies)
... m a bit anxious going back to see my 1st neurologist because it's a little embarrassing, but my GP thinks it's a good idea. I hope he will understand that I went for opinions because I am frustrated and worried. They seem to have definitely ruled it out, particularly the neurologist I am returning to. ... (7 replies)
... There are no tests which can eliminate MS or identify MS. ... (8 replies)

... Welcome. Since 1999 is a long journey indeed. During this time frame, have you ever seen an MS Specialist? ... (7 replies)
... e challenges with MS. Especially when someone decides to take on as much as I do. I have to say no to friends and get togethers, in order to conserve my strength for the more important thing in my life. ... (18 replies)
... the MS diagnosis was made through symptoms, etc. and the LP was used to exclude known mimicries. ... (13 replies)
... and received my MS diagnosis. ... (13 replies)
... Until an official diagnosis for whatever the reason, you are always in limbo land. Consider it a blessing to be free from glioma. ... (13 replies)
... sed McDonald Criteria, then I would say "MS". No appointment until Dec 2014 is too long to hang in limbo. I would encourage you to move forward and get another MS Specialist ASAP. Have all your records and images forwarded to the new doctor. You have been wandering in limbo land for far too long, I think. ... (60 replies)
... story started in July when I woke up with severe pain in my big toe that lasted a minute or so. This happened again a couple of nights later. Mild aching ensued for a few weeks when walking. ... (16 replies)
... Thanks for your update. did you see a neurologist or an MS Specialist? ... (37 replies)
... to 35 years. I know a lady who went 35 years without a diagnosis because she went to different doctors and as she was treated, the problems coincidentally went away. ... (2 replies)
... Thank you MSJayhawk! I should elaborate and bit more and tell you that my neurologist specializes in MS and is known to be "one of the best". I greatly value his opinion but he is often tightlipped, although extraordinarily friendly and approachable. ... (60 replies)
... I would encourage you to find an MS Specialist and to avoid a chiropractor. If you have MS, chiropractic care can cause damage or cause symptoms to present or worsen. ... (60 replies)
... I would think that someone who claims to be an MS doctor and blows off the accepted criteria set forth in the Revised McDonald Criteria is doing you a disservice. ... (23 replies)
... The appointment wait to see an MS Specialist can be quite long. If your neuro has worked or is working with MSers, then you will probably be OK. You could ask for him to consult with an MS Specialist or in the absence of a definitive diagnosis, ask for a referral. ... (23 replies)
... You can always check with his office. If he treats MS patients, then you are probably going to be fine. I would keep the first appointment at the very least. ... (5 replies)
... The heat of summer could have been the stressor which cause your symptoms to present. A CT Scan does nothing for you regarding an MS diagnosis. It can be used initially to push the doctor towards a neurogenic cause which would require an MRI. ... (5 replies)
... Often the journey to a diagnosis of MS begins with blood tests in order to eliminate MS mimicry factors such as vitamin B or D deficiencies as well as to rule out blood borne mimicries such as Lyme. ... (23 replies)
... MS can bring pain or numbness. It really varies from one MSer to another. For me, my sciatica extends downward through my left thigh. ... (5 replies)

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