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... I have had other tests and discussed criteria with my neuro, I just didn't list them due to the nature of my question about the BAER. SSEP and VEP were both negative. ... (7 replies)
... I was already scheduled for an MRI Friday and I have the radiology reading that states normal, and I have not had a neuro appt or GP appt to go over this so I have a question. ... (13 replies)
... of MSers. I have had 2 tests 20 years apart and both were negative. However, my MRIs are positive for lesions. For me, the MRI and my VEP were positive indicators as well as a dizzying array of MS symptoms. ... (31 replies)

Need Advice
May 24, 2010
... A spinal tap is not always necessary. For me, it was the very last test and it was negative. I had a second one 20 years later and it was still negative. ... (15 replies)
... There is a percentage of people with MS whose MRIs are clear so a negative MRI doesn't definitely show anything unfortunately. Has your neuro suggested VEP testing or a lumbar puncture? ... (4 replies)
... I'd have questioned this myself. The McDonald criteria must have been considered to reach the diagnosis however. Did you ask your neuro how MS was reached as the diagnosis? I'm sure they can detail the criteria for you. :) (21 replies)
... I had positive MRI on brain and spine, negative LP, no VEP done. My neuro termed me "highly probable MS" and put me on Copaxone. She said her reasoning was that the LP was negative. I don't understand this because many people have been diagnosed with negative LP. ... (21 replies)
... and my MS is not considered aggressive, Inconclusive VEP, negative brain MRI and no MRI of the cervical spine at that time. ... (21 replies)
... Quite a few negative LPs here! ... (21 replies)
... I had a negative lp a positive vep and mri a year ago. My last vep and mri in December were good, no change on mri and my vep was negative. ... (21 replies)
... MSJayhawk, your LP was negative too? ... (4 replies)
... Does anyone care that I haven't worked since the beginning of January and I NEED AN ANSWER. ... (8 replies)
Repeat MRI
Oct 9, 2014
... therefore, you should be fine. If your MRI is negative, you might ask about a VEP. ... (2 replies)
Possible MS
Oct 8, 2014
... Hi, I am a little confused and overwhelmed. I am in the process of possibly being diagnosed with MS. ... (1 replies)
... months, I would probably ask for a new MRI in advance of your appointment to save time. The worst case scenario would be another ride into the tunnel! ... (9 replies)
... The median nerve test is to test for carpal tunnel. I have never had this test. In 1982 my original MS Specialist looked at my hand, used a pin to poke about, and dismissed carpal tunnel. ... (15 replies)
... If your symptoms go into "remission", you could appear quite "normal" to your doctor. The VEP can still determine if there are any slight problems within your system. ... (15 replies)
... months ago, and given drugs which treated it and recently it showed normal levels. But I still suffer from the symptoms I did with the low levels. ... (11 replies)
... In early MS symptoms can precede MRI findings for awhile. However, your symptoms could also be from an autoimmune disorder like lupus, which often presents similar to MS. ... (11 replies)
... The VEP may show things...such as problems, but its is NOT a diagnostic test. IF the VEP shows irregularities, it still will not tell what is wrong or why...its just another test to determine if the brain is reacting propertly to visual stimulation. ... (8 replies)


Associated Tags: brain, lesions, mri, multiple sclerosis, neurology, optic neuritis

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