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... The fact that a referral to a neurosurgeon has been made would lessen the possibility of MS especially as you have shared that no lesions are present. Without lesions, you would fail to meet the Revised McDonald Criteria. ... (13 replies)
... I am indeed glad you see an MS Specialist. I would then ask him or her directly. Surely something must have piqued their interest. ... (13 replies)
... Because you are asking specifically why it would say MS in your history the answer is subjective. Normally,. when an MRI is ordered, a doctor will put a reason for ordering it. ... (13 replies)

... Without a diagnosis, I would not take medication. When I lived in Lomita in 2002, my MS worsened and the neuro there was doubting my original diagnosis which I had in 1982. ... (2 replies)
MRI duration
Nov 2, 2014
... of MSers present initially without lesions. Also to be considered is the person who is reading the MRI image and even the thickness of each image slice. An MS Specialist might find that your MRI image has much to tell. A general neuro may lack sufficient experience to be able to render you with a diagnosis. ... (31 replies)
... There are very few cases of clear cut MS which are diagnosed immediately. For me, it took 48 hours. But I had classic symptoms and over ten lesions. Guess what? ... (31 replies)
Panicking!!
Nov 17, 2014
... of MSers have negative spinal taps and negative evoked potentials. Im one of them. My diagnosis was based on the amount of lesions I have and the symptoms I presented with. ... (12 replies)
Panicking!!
Nov 17, 2014
... Unfortunately I cannot fathom the medical hurdles you have to navigate there. The number of lesions and your symptom presentation over the past 14 years should have met the Revised McDonald Criteria. ... (12 replies)
Thanks to everyone
Nov 15, 2014
... ll. I was expecting to be waiting a few months at least and expecting to be referred out for further testing, but none of that happened. The referral was to an MS specialist. The two day interlude allowed me time to research his educational background and about MS itself. ... (2 replies)
MRI duration
Nov 2, 2014
... kie version, but that doesnt mean that it wont show anything....it still might. Contrast, does pick up things which might be too small for the machine to pick up without the dye. ... (31 replies)
MRI duration
Nov 2, 2014
... I met a lady at the MS Clinic where I go who had gone 35 years misdiagnosed. ... (31 replies)
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New to ms
Oct 21, 2014
... without contrast. On oct 6th I went back to hear my blood work looked good and my brain showed no lesions but "dots" which I assume could turn into lesions. He confirmed that I did have MS. I started tecfidera last Wednesday. ... (3 replies)
... You need to arrange an appointment with an MS Specialist. While there are indeed many MS mimicries, you need a doctor who can provide a definitive answer. ... (3 replies)
Possible MS
Oct 9, 2014
... Internet searches are not always accurate and MS is often a "catch all". ... (1 replies)
... White matter is a part of the brain. Lesions are actually scars. Lesions can be caused by any number of things, including prior infection, migranes, head trauma...theres a whole list. ... (4 replies)
... I do have to agree, you can ask 1000 people and you probably wont get the same answer twice. MS is very individualized. ... (6 replies)
... Ill just throw this out there to further complicate things. No two MS patients have the same course of disease. ... (7 replies)
... vocate here for a minute. Although in my case, one lesion led to over 100 of them in less than a year....NOT EVERYONE gets more lesions. Many people go for years without ever getting another one....so unless you definately have MS and its a progressive illness, you might not ever see another lesion. ... (2 replies)
... of MS. All diagnosed. I didnt know pain went with MS.. So i looked up symptoms and made appointments to see a neurologist who told me the chance of me having MS was slim to none. I telephoned him today after having read my MRI report several days ago. He was supposed to return my call but he did not. ... (2 replies)


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