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... LDN, LDN, unlike Tecfidera, is about helping MS symptoms more than anything else. There are virtually no side effects to it, although once you start building up the 4. ... (12 replies)
... I was on Rebif for years, until I developed antibodies to it and it was causing me more harm than good. During that time, I had no new lesions until it stopped working. I get MRIs twice a year, both brain and spine, with and without contrast. ... (12 replies)
... Without at least two lesions and clinical presentations, a diagnosis of MS would not be within your grasp. ... (5 replies)

... LOL, I have so many lesions that long ago they stopped counting. ... (12 replies)
... The MRI with contrast will "light up" active lesions, but there is no way to determine the age of the lesions without a benchmark to compare. ... (7 replies)
... Without any positive testing results that could support a diagnosis of MS it is pretty darn hard to get diagnosed with this disease. ... (7 replies)
... tingling but I mostly ignored that and ordered VEP along with brain mri with and without contrast. ... (3 replies)
Spinal Lesions
Feb 11, 2014
... Thanks for sharing, but unfortunately the MRI reading really is dependent upon the skill and experience of the radiologist. Without knowing their experience with MS or lesions, I would encourage you to get a copy of the images and have an MS Specialist read them to be sure. ... (11 replies)
Spinal Lesions
Feb 9, 2014
... Spinal Lesions are an indication of potential neurological problems, BUT lesions are only one indicator. ... (11 replies)
... as well as all the other bloods tests for Lyme, etc. I asked him point blank if he felt it was MS and he said no because I didn't meet the criteria. I asked him about the MRI intensity and apparently the wrong MRI was done in the hospital at a 1.5T vs 3T. ... (9 replies)
... which are unique to MS. All symptoms seen in MS can have other causes. ... (15 replies)
... introduced in 2001 and then revised in 2005 and again in 2010 and 2011. There are websites which can show you the details and discuss it in depth including the MS Society and Associations and most university teaching hospitals with an MS clinic or Department. ... (10 replies)
Spinal Lesions
Feb 10, 2014
... MS is a disease of the central nervous system, which includes the eyes, brain and spine. I have MS and have over 100 lesions. But not one of them is on my spine....they are all in my brain. SO, to specifically answer your question, the answer is no. BUT.... ... (11 replies)
Mar 10, 2014
... I was diagnosed with MS in 2012 and had all the symptoms, the fatigue, the pains, numbness, I even had optic neuritis in 2006 and lost complete vision in my left eye within two days. ... (8 replies)
... Im also not sure whom the question was directed to, but I have been on 6 different DMDs for MS and none of them have prevented new lesions or progression. ... (14 replies)
... You mentioned that you had an MRI, without contrast, but where was that MRI? ... (23 replies)
Mar 8, 2014
... The course a persons MS takes is very individualized and the 'benign' or 'mild' course can be seen in patients who use or don't use MS treatments. ... (8 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. ... (23 replies)
... Thanks for the updated info. An open machine has conveniences, but it can miss lesions easily. An MS Specialist would likely have ordered tests with and without contrast. The contrast will "light up" any active lesions. ... (23 replies)
... Welcome. Unfortunately there is no quick answer. There are over 400 known MS mimicries for which there are specific tests, but there are no specific tests for MS. ... (23 replies)

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