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... I'am not an advocate of spinal taps and I'm sure you'll get mixed reviews on this board. Mine went horribly afterwords and it took me two different trips to the ER to deal with the aftermath. ... (15 replies)
... Thanks. I am seeing the doctor next week and she is supposed to be scheduling a spinal tap and I think a spinal MRI. I wasn't sure if people who were diagnosed with MS ever have normal evoked potentials. They did a lot of blood tests which all came back normal. ... (5 replies)
... I am new here and would really appreciate some advice in terms of possible MS symptoms. ... (9 replies)

... You asked for inspiration...here you go. I was dx 8 years ago at age 36. I had just gotten married 4 month previous and had 3 kids...I woke up with a numb tingling hand and fingers and after it didnt go away for 24 hours, called my doctor. Who thought I had a pinched nerve. ... (6 replies)
Mri Report
Sep 4, 2012
... You can get an MS diagnosis without a spinal tap. ... (4 replies)
... Numbness is a strange thing. There is something called Neuropathy, which is inflamation of the nerves and presents in a numbing, tingling way, which is most annoying. ... (10 replies)
MS and Copaxone
Dec 14, 2009
... Diagnosed with MS from MRI and Clinical went on Copaxone 7 months ago but just got a spinal tap and it was negative. My DR. ... (5 replies)
Spinal Tap
Oct 5, 2008
... Hi, everyone. My doctor wants to do a spinal tap to determine if I have MS, and I'm wondering if my symptoms and MRI results really warrant it. My brain MRI with contrast showed one tiny white spot which the neurologist said could be indicative of MS or could be nothing. ... (4 replies)
... spine MRIs and one spinal tap. ... (7 replies)
... CT scan are faster ways of looking for clots in the brain, which can cause some of the same symptoms as MS. But an MRI is definitely the right test to do. But I don't think the constrast would help though. ... (8 replies)
... didn't remember the Lyme thing. Okay, with Lyme you can have a negative Western Blot and I don't know for sure but I don't THINK you would see improvement in 10 days for sure and certainly, not if it wasn't the right type of antibiotic. ... (26 replies)
... ted about not being diagnosed with MS, to be careful of what you wish for. Not being diagnosed is frustrating. I have a lot of what look like MS lesions. I had a negative spinal tap. ... (7 replies)
... CFS and MS. I also have TMJ. The symptoms cross over it was confusing. ... (5 replies)
Spinal tap
Aug 17, 2006
... o has also had a clear mri of the brain. She did nerve conduction tests as well which were normal. ... (14 replies)
Spinal tap
Aug 17, 2006
... fever that would not cease, numbness and tingling down my neck and back, into my arms and hands, and in my mouth, extreme fatigue, loss of coordination and fine motor skills, diminished balance, confusion, loss of attention and short term memory, and headache. I had a spinal tap, CT scan, MRI, and EEG. ... (14 replies)
Spinal Tap?
May 18, 2006
... It is obviously up to you, but I would have the MRI first and see if anything shows up. ... (4 replies)
... remitting symptoms and ruling OUT other causes. Most frustrating of all is that any or all tests can be negative for MS at any given time, but you can still have MS. ... (5 replies)
... k the evoked potential is that important in diagnosing MS. I know someone on this board, maybe it was Lilc, had a better than average evoked potential I believe. And my neurologist never ordered one and I was still dx. ... (5 replies)
... to see a neurologist and some of them DON'T KNOW THE CRITERIA!!! ... (23 replies)
2nd Spinal Tap
Aug 4, 2005
... at could be a result of the secondary form of Raynaud's, which can mean Lupus, Sjogren's Syndrome, or Scleroderma. I've had two other ANA tests done since then, and they have both been negative. My Mris have always showed lesions, but I know that can happen with Lupus as well. Thank you for responding. ... (6 replies)




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