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... MSJayhawk, as of this moment, you have spent more time considering my symptoms than all of my other doctors combined! And you haven't been paid for your time!!! ... (5 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)
MS Questions
Mar 13, 2014
... If you have not seen an MS Specialist regarding the possibility of MS, please do. Most general neurologists and doctors do not have sufficient experience with MS and some doctors may never see an MSer. For the diagnostic process, an MS Specialist can help get you the right answers. ... (15 replies)
... Thanks for your reply. I am going to look into which neurologists in my area specialize in MS and hopefully I can find one that will be helpful. That's helpful to know that the MRI should be both with and without contrast! ... (10 replies)
... The only real way to lay aside the possibility of MS is to see an MS Specialist because they have the requisite experience to ascertain you situation. The MS Specialist is a neurologist whose specialty is MS. ... (10 replies)
... The spinal tap is not a required test for the MS diagnosis, however, with your past history of Lyme, it might be needed. ... (15 replies)
... up in combination with an MS Specialist, but an MS Specialist really is needed for a proper diagnosis. ... (15 replies)
Numb Fingertip
Jan 20, 2014
... rs who thought CTS only to eventually be diagnosed with MS. Other things to consider are circulation issues as well as vitamin deficiencies. There are over 400 MS mimicries and no real "set pattern" to define MS. There is no "aha" moment nor are there any specific tests for MS. ... (17 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)
... 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. ... (59 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? ... (31 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. ... (59 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. ... (59 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)


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