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... I just caught up after being gone for awhile, taveling and wanted to share my story with you. ... (11 replies)
... I have a lot of problems with balance and dropping things. ... (7 replies)
... If your MRI is read by a doctor with little or no experience with MS, things can be missed or dismissed due to "blindness" based upon the doctor's particular specialty. ... (7 replies)

... Flash forward a month later I get into one and he thinks it's migraines and only ordered an EEG. Also diagnosed with essential tremor after he saw a slight tremor doing the finger to nose test. ... (3 replies)
MS Questions
Apr 2, 2014
... Thanks for all the help. I just got a call from my insurance. They wanted to follow up and let me know it was approved and that the doc ordered the MRI with and without contrast. Boy they work fast! My neuro appt was yesterday and today I have my MRI with insurance approval. ... (15 replies)
... I had an MRI back in October of last year. ... (10 replies)
How to proceed...
Mar 20, 2014
... I have an appt with an ms specialist next Thursday. ... (23 replies)
How to proceed...
Mar 20, 2014
... I had a shingles outbreak on Saturday. The worst pain and fatigue that I have had with them. Normally I can just let it run its course, but I needed medication this time. ... (23 replies)
... months to see some MS Specialists, though with a referral you could get in sooner. ... (9 replies)
... Some history, been seeing a neuro for three weeks, originally for back pain and vision problems. A week after seeing the neuro I woke up one morning with no feeling in BOTH arms down through hands. Went to ER and had a MRI done to rule out MS. MRI came back with a "few" lesions. ... (9 replies)
... You mentioned that you had an MRI, without contrast, but where was that MRI? ... (23 replies)
... Hi Mal2014, I just received my diagnosis of MS 3 weeks ago, but I can tell you that the limbo is worse than getting the news, in my opinion. I had an open MRI with and without contrast of my brain, c-spine, t-spine and lumbar spine, and all were normal. When I switched to a different neurologist, she informed me that the films were of poor quality so she ordered new ones in... (23 replies)
... Based upon your preliminary exam, the MS Specialist would order an MRI if your condition piqued his interest. ... (23 replies)
... not think much of it until last week I realized that I could not move my right big toe. I would try so hard and it would not move. I could physically move it, without pain, but could not seem to move it on it's own. I also realized I had really decreased range of motion in my whole foot and ankle and I felt really weak. ... (23 replies)
... Thanks for your great replies. I don't have any older MRI's for comparison, unfortunately. I did have with and without contrast and contrast did not indicate anything new. However, I did read that with late onset this is often the case. ... (6 replies)
... evidence of disease progression with MS, but there is no guarantee. An MRI might show a difference at 2 months or it may require 2 years or more. ... (6 replies)
... While you might not find new lesions, symptoms can present when a glitch is happening with your current bevy of lesions. Did you have an MRI with and without contrast while the numbness was presenting? ... (5 replies)
... 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! Hopefully my insurer will cover most of the bill. ... (10 replies)
... Ginger8888, 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. There are many causes which can mimic MS (400+). The MS Specialist might very well tell you simply "no MS", but hopefully they will be in a position to... (10 replies)
Spinal Lesions
Feb 10, 2014
... based on testing, which doctors use to get a MS diagnosis. Take a look at the revised McDonald Criteria and youll see that part of it is 2 separate incidences, with 2 specific lesions on a MRI. Those lesions do not have to be in your back. ... (11 replies)

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