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MS? Yikes!
Jan 14, 2016
... The earliest history of MS was in the northern parts of Europe, hence the sunshine linkage, but it was believed to be a lack of sunshine. MS is found in Northern Asia, but is now found in tropical countries too. ... (11 replies)
... g. Never explained but I had not changed anything in my diet or hygiene, laundry. In june I started having problems walking, i cannot walk more than half a block without being in excruciating pain from my legs and hips. I did physical therapy 3 x week for a month, no change at all in my leg pain. ... (8 replies)
Lesions
Jan 17, 2016
... MSNik, Thanks for both replies :) I'm glad that the contrast issues I had are cleared up. And very thankful nothing lit up. A very positive sign. I will get more things cleared up hopefully soon. Too be honest the sooner the better!! I don't like confusion, I like things to be explained properly to me, maybe I am an analyser! :) I like to scrutinize, don't know if that's a... (14 replies)

Lesions
Jan 17, 2016
... lighting up. My first MRI was without contrast and I was diagnosed, then had a second opinion with the doctor working with that same MRI. The findings were exactly the same, even without contrast. ... (14 replies)
Lesions
Jan 17, 2016
... I answered you on the next post of yours Indie....but all lesions light up at one time, when they are happening. Once the attack is no longer active, they no longer glow under contrast. ... (14 replies)
Lesions
Jan 17, 2016
... Because of the two different reports, i suppose i am asking without them lighting up, can the Doctors in following the McDonald Criteria come to a decision regarding if I have MS ? ... (14 replies)
Lesions
Jan 16, 2016
... ill see a larger lesion than the last time, but its not necessarily larger, its TWO of them. You should see my films. I have black holes, where there are so many lesions on top of each other, there is no longer any brain matter to support them....they are literally big black holes on my films. Scary, yes. Terrifying to be exact. ... (14 replies)
MS? Yikes!
Jan 15, 2016
... With a lack of lesions or indication of lesions or demyelination, statistically you are in good shape. ... (11 replies)
... with and without contrast is the best for lesions and an overall impression. A Lumbar Puncture and an MRI may be used for an MS diagnosis, BUT neither can confirm or deny MS. Also, the Lumbar Puncture misses a large percentage of the time and is statistically significant. ... (5 replies)
Contrast
Jan 17, 2016
... ptember, and under the Neurologist whom I had been attending for over six years. He ordered full blood work including lymes, Vep's, lumbar puncture, Mri of brain without contrast, no cervical or lumbar Mri. He was evaluating me for MS. ... (13 replies)
Contrast
Jan 17, 2016
... y of the full criteria, since last year. I think he ordered cervical and lumbar spine in 2012, He didn't order cervical or lumbar MRI's last year,only Brain Mri without Contrast. Still I will have to ask him questions on my previous MRI's that he ordered and compare them to the last one he ordered in 2014. ... (13 replies)
Contrast
Jan 17, 2016
... Contrast is only useful in that active lesions will light up. If you have a mass of lesions, new lesions may appear indistinguishable unless they light up. Timing is essential too because the duration of the time in which the lesion is active may be short. ... (13 replies)
Contrast
Jan 17, 2016
... Hi guys, while I await for a decision from the Neurologist on if he will meet me and discuss questions I have regarding location of lesions and connection if any to my symptoms, I would like to know if a lesion doesn't light up, and if lesions never light up can a person be diagnosed with MS? ... (13 replies)
Not Sure
Jan 13, 2016
... of patients presenting with MS like symptoms. ... (10 replies)
Progression
Jan 12, 2016
... MS is quite varied from person to person. Some have "benign" or "mild" MS but we know it's only benign or mild until it isn't. Some are more progressive from the beginning and some will fall somewhere in between. ... (7 replies)
... There were no DMTs in 1985. The first DMT became available to the general MS population in 1993, by lottery. ... (4 replies)
Not MS, then what?
Nov 21, 2015
... Also because there are over 400 MS mimicries, jumping to MS without eliminating the known mimicries is premature. I would encourage you to ask for an MS Specialist to look over your case and order the proper testing. ... (19 replies)
Not MS, then what?
Nov 21, 2015
... It is rare to receive a diagnosis of MS without MRI evidence. ... (19 replies)
... Thanks for the reply! Honestly my depression and anxiety wasn't this bad until the pain and stuff started. It's just really hard to go through something like this and not have anyone understand or believe you. Especially my dr... He tells me I just need to get more excercise! That's not it at all. He always thinks I'm exaggerating, and then after I complain he does... (3 replies)
... A cystic mass would not be the same as a lesion. The size is within the diameter of the MS range, but the radiology and the doctor would have called it a lesion if it was possible MS related. ... (3 replies)


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