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So far not MS?
Aug 11, 2014
... No disrespect towards you neurologist, but an MS Specialist is the best doctor to evaluate the possibility of MS. ... (7 replies)
... She would appear to be a pain management specialist and not an MS Specialist. I would seek out the counsel of an MS Specialist. ... (11 replies)
M.s limboland
Jul 6, 2014
... Unfortunately HIV symptoms can mimic those of MS. If you have been seen by an MS Specialist and eliminated the various probabilities, you would still have to meet the standards of the Revised McDonald Criteria. ... (4 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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