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... In order to eliminate MS as a possibility, I would encourage you to firstly have a full blood test from "A to Z". Lyme disease, Vitamin Deficiencies, etc. ... (3 replies)
... I had my MRI today and also saw my Neuro and the MRI report was on his Fax machine when I arrived in his office, so he went over it with me. It did not show any lesions but does show sinus polyps which would be the cause of some of my symptoms. ... (7 replies)
... Just the fact that this neuro told you MS lesions don't normally appear in the Cspine, would have me running for a MS Specialist. He is very wrong about that. ... (7 replies)

... The blood test will remove many MS mimicries from the possible causes. ... (7 replies)
... A doctor with little or no experience regarding MS can miss the obvious things. That is, what is obvious to an MS Specialist may not be obvious to a general neurologist. If the doctor is relying solely upon the radiologist, again, something may be missed. ... (9 replies)
... Armando, lesions can be caused by all sorts of things. Infections, prior brain trauma just to name a few. A good MS specialist can tell if your lesions are MS in nature. The size, shape and placement of them helps them determine. ... (9 replies)
... Lesions would not just suddenly appear on the 4th try. Anxiety is a MAJOR MS mimicry. Anxiety can also affect MSers too. Anxiety would not be responsible for lesions. If your MRI is normal, then it could be anxiety alone. ... (9 replies)
... eye doctor due to reduced vision in my right eye. With a diagnosis of optic neuritis I was sent to the ER for IV steroids and an MRI. Of course it came back with lesions in my brian so Monday I go in for a second MRI and lumbar puncture. My biggest question is when my vision will return if ever? ... (5 replies)
... A normal MRI will still be normal with and without contrast. ... (12 replies)
... Weamie, A muscle biopsy would be ordered if there was a muscle concern. The Spinal Tap showed nothing, but it cannot identify "MS". My spinal tap has never appeared to be abnormal. About 15% of MSers who have had spinal taps have had a normal result. About 5% of MSers present initially with no lesions. An MRI with and without contrast of the head and c-Spine... (12 replies)
Possible MS
May 3, 2016
... of MSers present initially without lesions. Thus, the MRI is only part of the process of eliminating what is and is not MS. ... (16 replies)
... This is not screaming MS to me. Too many of your symptoms are not MS symptoms, however, you cant rule it out. You said that you had an MRI in the past two years. First of all, what did he scan? ... (4 replies)
... ALS can be quickly identified as there are tests for it. There are no specific tests for MS. MS has over 400 known mimicries. ... (3 replies)
... I am not sure how old you are, but my MS was dx when I was 32 years old. Fast forward 12 years and I have been on 9 different DMDs. ... (7 replies)
... I would encourage you to have your MRI sent to an MS Specialist just to read it. Sometimes a general neurologist can miss things due to a lack of experience in dealing with MS. ... (4 replies)
... There are many things on your plate, but nothing for which you need to worry. I power lifted until my MS worsened in 2002. ... (6 replies)
Is it MS?!?
Apr 19, 2016
... Some doctors feel that the patient should be treated as soon as possible, but others wait for a proper diagnosis. I have never taken medication for my MS. My MS is progressive and the DMDs do nothing for progressive MSers. ... (12 replies)
Is it finally MS?
Mar 19, 2016
... No, you did not overwhelm me at all. I welcome all information, in fact as much as possible. I do go in with her all the time, even when she was having both EMG's, she is my daughter & my best friend. One of the top neurologist here at home that we saw last week said this after the last test which was the DNA blood work...after 8 weeks he said, well the good news is it is... (12 replies)
Is it finally MS?
Mar 19, 2016
... which includes the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves. The damage MS does can show up anywhere within the CNS. ... (12 replies)
Is it finally MS?
Mar 18, 2016
... spine is usually used for the MS diagnostic process. The doctors are looking for lesions, BUT even if lesions are found, MS cannot be confirmed or denied. ... (12 replies)

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