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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. ... (4 replies)
Spinal Tap?
May 18, 2006
... up then the spinal fluid won't have the broken down myelin in it that makes the test positive for MS. The problem with testing for MS is that they can prove you have it, but they can never really prove you don't. All their tests can come up "negative" but you still have it. ... (4 replies)
... Hey I'm Luke. I'm 24 years old and was officially diagnosed with Relapsing Remitting MS on April 4th 2013. Sorry if my story is long, but I wanted to tell it and see if I can get some help. ... (11 replies)

... or has had experience in diagnosing MS cases. To be in the best situation, ask to see an MS Specialist. ... (1 replies)
... brain lesions to back that up and you have a positive spinal tap, right? ... (31 replies)
... I so frustrated and tired of this.. I am still strong and am not caving in with the MS diagnosis but the problem is the doc is certain it is MS given my symptoms but the MRIs don't show it .. and nore does the spinal tap.. second spinal tap scheduled next week.. ... (10 replies)
... What are some of the things that look like MS, I have some MS like symptoms and am told its years before you get a diagnosis, and many tests latter. ... (9 replies)
... of time explaining the MRI results, showing me several different lesions and white spots. On the right side of my brain he explained that this is exactly what a MS lesion looks like. ... (8 replies)
... I don't understand. This makes no sense at all. ... (4 replies)
Cervical problems
Apr 16, 2010
... My MS was dx in under an hour. I woke up with a numb hand and fingers over 4 years ago...called my GP because I thought I was having a stroke. ... (31 replies)
... IV steroids were started...and within a few hours, the vision started to return. I was lucky and regained ALL of my visioin, but at that point, I was given a MS diagnosis. The entire thing took less then 2 weeks. ... (18 replies)
Sadia here again
May 21, 2008
... she will do an MRI of the brain to look for lesions, which are basically scars. THey are not present in everyone with MS, but in most cases they are. MS lesions can also be present on the cervical spine, so they may order an MRI of that too. ... (22 replies)
More Tests....
Mar 13, 2008
... o has stood by me these last 3 years. Any lesser of a man would have bolted for the door a long time ago! It wasn't easy. I am also in the medical field which makes it worse at points because too much info can be a destructive thing at times and cause unnecessary worries. ... (7 replies)
... I think that I posted this in the wrong place. Since I had recieved such good answers, I wanted to share what I am going thru as well. Any feedback would be of great help. Thank you in advance. ;) (12 replies)
... ize my thoughts. I feel like I am going crazy. I am also haveing problems with my eyes. One or the other of them seems to change vision. I don't know if that makes sense or not. ... (9 replies)
... existing condition thing. As long as you are not on any Meds for MS at this time, this would be a GREAT Time for you to start a job which will include medical benefits... ... (16 replies)
... however, you need to slow down and stop panicking! Stress will kill you and make your disease even worse. No matter what it is, MS or anything else, Stress isnt good for you. Can you find some time this weekend to do something to take your mind off this? ... (10 replies)
Michael178
Apr 24, 2007
... My Aunt has MS and she has been in a wheelchair for years now. I guess the autoimmune disaeases do affect familyies in different ways. My Father has RA as well as my sister. ... (29 replies)
... d. Now, and this is a new recent thing, I keep seeing these zipper like floaters in my peripheral vision area and sometimes in front of what I am looking at. It makes it hard to see the things I am trying to look at. It usually only happens in my left eye but I have experienced it in my right eye as well. ... (0 replies)
... d. Now, and this is a new recent thing, I keep seeing these zipper like floaters in my peripheral vision area and sometimes in front of what I am looking at. It makes it hard to see the things I am trying to look at. It usually only happens in my left eye but I have experienced it in my right eye as well. ... (4 replies)




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