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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. ... (2 replies)
... The blood test will remove many MS mimicries from the possible causes. ... (7 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)

... 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)
... Hi Hailster, while Optical Neuritis CAN be associated with MS it can also be a standalone disease. ... (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)
... 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)
... 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)
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)
... In your list of doctors, you did not show any visits with any MS Specialists. If you need an MS Specialist, at the top of the main forum page you will find information on how to find an MS Specialist. ... (3 replies)
... this. Its really scary not knowing what is going on. Similar to what the other posters said to you, its not a cut and dried situation on whether this sounds like MS or not. ... (5 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)
... So I had an MRI on my brain both with and without contrast, took them to a different neurologist and he says while I do have lesions on my brain he's not confident saying its MS but he thinks it could be just migraines. ... (3 replies)
... and where they appear, if it coincides with the part of the brain which is for balance, might equate that this is MS related. ... (2 replies)
... An MS Specialist may cover a similar area. My MS Specialist is within a university neurology clinic and is next to the ALS center. She screens out ALS cases from the start. ... (12 replies)
MRI Findings
Mar 16, 2016
... The MRI really needs to be read by the MS Specialist. Even then, it is not a specific test which can confirm or deny MS. ... (6 replies)
MS Without Lesions
Jan 22, 2015
... It is possible to diagnose MS without MRI evidence. ... (5 replies)
MS Without Lesions
Jan 29, 2015
... When I first had weird symptoms, I had an MRI that showed one small lesion so MS was 'ruled out' and I was basically told all my pain was in my head. That was in 2008. ... (5 replies)

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