... A Dr. needs to put a reason down for ordering a test and is not a diagnosis. The Radiologist reports, in written form, what was found on a MRI and at the end of the report there will be an "impression" of what the findings might indicate. ... (12 replies)
... medical, opinion is that the MRI CANNOT confirm or deny MS and by writing "rule out MS" it would be wrong unless the statement were a goal and not a result. The MRI cannot rule out MS. ... (12 replies)
... bar spine area done, my neurologist at the time wrote on the prescription "rule out ms" my question for you guys is if he wrote that on the prescription for the MRI does that mean if lesions was found on the MRI does that mean the radiologist generating the report would ignore those lesions and keep them off the report? ... (12 replies)
... Yes. At the time of my diagnosis my MRI was clear. ... (4 replies)
... Hi again i agree with you about surgery. A cause needs to be established before any type of surgery. Are you talking about the blood test for clotting of the blood? Sorry if I am misunderstanding. I am booked in for bloods in 2 weeks time with my Doctor. I will ask her to that particular one then, I have not forgotten about it.
Do you know if juxtacortical means the same as... (15 replies)
... There can be different causes for double vision. MS can cause double vision and on MRI the damage would be in the brainstem. ... (15 replies)
... this problem before and it will go away on its only. Regarding my right foot tingling and burning, it could be a muscle or tendon issue. But I think it could be MS as well but if MS damaged that major nerve would the EMG picked it up? ... (12 replies)
... First of all, you are correct. MS should never be dx by a stand up or open MRI machine. It will not pick up the small things on the MRI which could be telling. ... (12 replies)
... hey can heal on their own as they have not herniated yet with exercise and PT which I am starting soon. But then again it was done on that controversial stand up MRI which i think may be hiding some things. ... (12 replies)
... My problems started back in November when i had headaches and numbness in my right hand and my Gp ordered an MRI of my brain with contrast which came back normal with no tumors or lesions. ... (12 replies)
... Hi Ladybud, again many thanks for your reply. I will get those blood tests done. You're right about the neck issues, not causing these changes on my brain. Don't know why they didn't do those bloods especially when they did so many others!
I think my neck compression could be playing a big part in some of the symptoms I have been experiencing. I feel i'm nearing an answer... (17 replies)
... phospholipid antibody tests". Cervical issues can cause cause dizziness, but not the multiple lesions seen on MRI. ... (17 replies)
... O contrast. In addition had a clean LP. My MS specialist highly suspects MS after review of my symptoms I have had and my neuro exam with her. ... (4 replies)
... He ordered an MRI with and without contrast of my brain and full spine. And then he said "it wouldn't surprise me if we find lesions this time". ... (6 replies)
... So thankful to you for your post. I will certainly keep a journal of my symptoms. I don't know what my Neuro will say, I just hope i will get some answer, the not knowing is frustrating but it could well be the compression that's causing all of this to happen to me. Thank you for your sound advice. I appreciate it.
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... Hi ladybud and thank you so much for your reply. I am sorry but i forgot to mention that i have since had a repeat of my ANA and ESR, at the request of my neuro along with CRP and Anti Double Stranded DNA antibody and all have come back normal.
You mentioned MRA and i do have a result of <0.2. Also a result for PR3 antibody of <0.2. This test is headed ANCA Profile(S) I... (17 replies)
... spine MRIs with and without contrast can be compared with those you already have had. Lesions can present as we age as this is a normal aging thing for many people. ... (17 replies)
... Hello, and welcome to the boards! Your situation in the brain should get clarified better with the MRI with contrast. ... (17 replies)
... I have so many lesions that my MRI can only count the lesions which are active. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks so much for your response to my post. It is very much appreciated. As I am new to this forum, as well as the whole MS possibility, any info from those with history is very valuable to me. ... (5 replies)