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... (1) Yes, but there has to be other positive test results to indicate MS such as a positive lumbar puncture. (2) Yes (3) NO. Protrusion does not have anything to do with MS. (4 replies)
... Thanks so much for the advice! To answer some questions... I am not sure if the MRI included the cervical area... I was told just the lower spine. Unfortunately, I am not sure if the MRI was done with contrast either, how would I go about finding that out? As far as the symptoms they have been around for about 4 months. I have not been tested for Lyme, however, my Dr. did... (4 replies)
... The way I understand it (from a history of spinal problems including surgery), a protrusion is one step away from a herniation. There isn't anything spilling out of the disk at L5/S1, but it is deformed and may be pressing on a nerve. If you get the full report, it will tell you what nerves the radiologist believe are involved. You can do a web search on dermatome maps to... (4 replies)

... r my doctor ordered a brain MRI and everything came up clear he was stumped. Now since I have associated lower back pain, my doctor decided to check for MS in my spine instead. After running the MRI of the lower spine... ... (4 replies)
... of my lumbar spine to see why my back was constantly in so much pain. ... (5 replies)
... S1 spine degeneration has only recently been diagnosed though. ... (19 replies)
... Most of your symptoms could be explained by both a whiplash and L spine problems. Numbness, pins and needles, and even the sense of urgency having to pee, can all be caused by these types of back injuries. ... (19 replies)
... The above should be of concern. If any of the above is affecting the spinal cord you can have neurological symptoms. The above would have nothing to do with Multiple Sclerosis as this disease does not cause the above to happen. The EMG is for the diagnosis for many conditions , but is not used for the diagnosis of MS. A Dr. needs to put a reason down for... (33 replies)
... ool water droplet sensations in my legs for the next month. I then got saw a neurologist and passed a neuro exam but to be safe he ordered and MRI of my Cervical spine on a 1.5T machine with no contrast which show some bone spurs and a pinched nerve. ... (33 replies)
Sep 8, 2014
... came back with bulging disc in L5 S1. My pain in that are has gotten worse this past month. ... (2 replies)
... Hi everyone i just have a couple of quick questions...any information would greatly be appreciated. i am a 37 year old female. In the last five years i feel like i am falling apart lol but seriously.Two years ago i had a complete hysterectomy and shortly after returning to work I got sick with an acute localized infection in my mouth and that is really when things went crazy.... (3 replies)
Jan 24, 2013
... ialist sooner. Well, this neuro I saw is friends with my current neuro so he was not happy with me at all. He ran a nerve conductor test and had a MRI of lower spine ran. The nerve conductor test he ran said no neuropathy. I had one ran six months earlier and it stated neuropathy. ... (12 replies)
... My apologies. I have 4 broad-based disc bulges in my lumbar and 4 in my cervical. The ortho had ordered a cervical & lumbar MRI. Both showed issues with degerenative discs as well. Who should I go to in regards to the results of the original mri? The ortho read them and sent me to this "specialist" for pain management. So now I'm just as confused as before.... (8 replies)
... Thank you once angain you are dead on with so many things, actually my daughter has become quite the artist although I may have been laying proped up on bed or couch. we read the Bible and study her homework together on good days I may even be able to get outside. My Daughter and I are both soldiers of the Salvation Army in our town . something else I have not been able to... (11 replies)
... Thanks for taking the time to read my post. Im very scared and alone. I would love to get your opinions on this. I make it in chronological order. Late March: - Pain in ankles on waking ( overlooked, I am overweight) - Off and on vertigo - Smell strange odors, others couldn't smell Early April: - Weird sensation in both legs - Tingling, kind of numb like... (4 replies)
Possible MS
Jun 3, 2011
... For years I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, migraines, chronic Fatigue, spine problems etc etc. Since then a have had a few accidents, one injured my neck, one had minor head trauma and the last herinated two disks in my lower back. ... (1 replies)
... reflexia" but is concern with weakness on my hole right side. Sends me for like at least 10 blood test, and now tomorrow i can going for a MRI contrast brain, C spine and also some brain wave test. ... (9 replies)
Lilc - sciatic
Feb 12, 2006
... L4, L5, S1 with pressure on nerve root on right side. ... (7 replies)
... nerve root that is impinged go to long being pinched off it can cause irreversable damamage.I have had 2 major back surgery's and have other chronic areas of the spine and with MS on top of it , it's a lot to deal with. ... (4 replies)
... I all, I'm back! Good news first. My C-spine, T-spine and Lumbar MRI all came back normal.(Other than a small annular tear in the L4-L5 and tiny bulge with abutment to S1 nerve root) That might actually explain the bouts of sciatica. However, the Dr did not ask for a repeat of the brain, which has been almost a year, so I am just going to wait for my EMG test in April, and... (2 replies)

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