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... Optic Neuritis, is also not a form of MS but can accompany MS or can be a standalone disease. I have had ON countless times during my 12 years of being diagnosed with MS, it comes and goes... ... (2 replies)
... s me of dialysis. In fact, dialysis nurses oversee the procedure. My dimness went away within a week as usual, again. BUT, now my neuro changed my diagnosis from MS to NMO which is basically a version of MS that has all symptoms of MS plus vision loss. But you can have vision issues like my dimness with MS. ... (4 replies)
... A CT cannot "see" lesions to the degree MRI's can. An MRI is the primary diagnostic tool used for MS diagnoses. ... (2 replies)

... of MSers present without lesions initially. Because of the variances, the MRI is a diagnostic tool only and cannot verify or deny MS without first eliminating known mimicries and comparing the results to the Revised McDonald Criteria. ... (7 replies)
Progressive MS?...
Jul 31, 2016
... Hello...this is my first time ever posting or reaching out on an MS forum. I was diagnosed with MS in July 2014 after 14 years of being told it was all in my head, it was hormonal because I'm a woman, etc, etc. ... (3 replies)
Might have MS
Jul 27, 2016
... but self diagnosing on the net is not the answer. MS is the most searched disease next to Cancer, so anything you put in might pull up MS as a possibility. ... (2 replies)
... spitalized. I wasn't. I reminded him that he ordered the MRI and then he glossed over that, maybe recalling who I was. He pulled up the images, showed me several lesions with no explanation of where they were located...I could tell they were in a few places but no idea on details. ... (7 replies)
... however, without contrast, there could be more lesions hiding which did not show up. ... (7 replies)
... firm or deny MS. The MRI is but one tool. Lesion size and shape can be another factor. Seeing a general neurologist may not get you closer to an answer. If MS is possible, the best you can do is to see an MS Specialist. ... (8 replies)
... mentioned my ongoing headaches. This made his eyes pop open and ordered a blood test for Prolactin level and a MRI with and without contrast. ... (8 replies)
Confusion
Jul 27, 2016
... Jay Hawk thank you so much you have been a big help for me through this whole thing. Your answers give me hope and are very informative. I kind of figured my levels we were since I'm also lactose intolerance, and I don't go out much in the sun. (25 replies)
Confusion
Jul 27, 2016
... If your Vitamin D level is 7, you are deficient. Combine this with migraine lesions and a doctor without MS experience can misdiagnose. ... (25 replies)
Possible ms?
Jun 14, 2016
... Sorry to hear of your MRI results. Please note, however, that the lesions presenting CANNOT identify the cause. There are different things which can cause lesions. ... (9 replies)
... 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)
... Lesions in the brain do not always mean MS. Lesions can come from migrane headaches, prior head trauma and even infections. The size, shape and placement of the lesions is what tells the neurologist if MS should be considered. ... (15 replies)
So confused
Jun 4, 2016
... There are medications which have side effects which appear to "trigger" MS. It is something that may happen because the person is predisposed or the MS becomes noticeable. Because MS is in the autoimmune category, you could have two separate problems with which to deal. ... (4 replies)
Possible MS
Jun 2, 2016
... After two years, if there were lesions, they should present already, I think. Was the MRI reviewed by an MS Specialist? ... (20 replies)
Injury and M.S.
Jul 23, 2016
... I would encourage you to consult with a MS Specialist. A chiropractor is not able to dx MS or treat it, as they are not qualified to read MRIs and you certainly wouldnt want to base your dx on "just having lesions". ... (2 replies)
Need advice
Jun 3, 2016
... of MSers present initially without any lesions. If your neurologist has MS experience, in all likelihood your doctor's assessment is correct. ... (3 replies)
Newly diagnosed!
Jun 1, 2016
... Welcome to the MS board. Sorry to hear you were dx, but not surprised. There are now over 500,000 people living with MS in the US, and those are only the ones who are actually diagnosed! ... (5 replies)


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