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... I scheduled an MRI for C-Spine and L-spine w/ contrast to see if my MS injections are working, and I was told I cannot have it done in one visit(at the same time)??? That does not make sense to me, does anyone have any information for me? I am a horrible stick with IV's and I do not want to do it twice if it is not necessary! Thanks- (3 replies)
... Should I have get a thoracic spine MRI? ... (8 replies)
Brain MRI
Jul 9, 2015
... An MRI should be with and without contrast. The contrasting will "light up" active lesions. ... (7 replies)

... spine MRI's. On all reports the radiologist put one diagnosis as MS. Last Monday my neurologist spent a lot 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)
MRI Question
Jul 6, 2013
... I had my MRI yesterday. ... (5 replies)
... My neurologist is currently trying to figure out the cause of my numbness in my limbs and falling when unsteady. I had a spine MRI which only shows a small benign tumor and degeneration. ... (3 replies)
... Hi there. I wrote awhile back if anyone remembers my story about symptoms of back pain, numb arm, tingling hand and so on... anyway, had my follow up with my neuro today and blood work was fine, EMG showed carpal tunnel and MRI C-spine MRI showed 4bulging discs and bone spur complex which I already knew since I had picked up the report from the hospital ;) Unlike the... (9 replies)
... e able to remember unimportant details, but now I can't recall much. Then I have trouble finding words when speaking. I went to a neurologist and he ordered an MRI of the brain without contrast, and it came back normal. ... (10 replies)
... Okay Neuro ordered C-spine MRI w and w/o contrast. Once I get there the tech decides to do it w/o only per the Radiologist recommendation based on my medical history(WTH). So C-spine shows DDD in all vertebrae and cervical spondylosis. I am to see the Neuro tomorrow w/ images in hand. I have a host of symptoms that are really closely related to MS. I also have a family hx... (8 replies)
... I just had my 6 month mri and it says that there are no changes, mri was of brain only no contrast. ... (9 replies)
... So when I originally called for my appt. they said to bring the disk of MRI images and he would look at it. I brought it and all my paperwork, including the MRI report. When I got there he said he would look at the disk. ... (7 replies)
... spine mri next week. ... (5 replies)
MRI Questions
Feb 3, 2012
... I had my MRI today. The techs actually let me see two pictures. I saw the axial view of my brain with contrast and my cervical spinal cord. I looked at some MRI pics online of lesions and I didn't notice anything remarkable in my brain. There was no big clearly defined ovals. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks MSNik and MSJayhawk. I typed what was in both reports verbatim. The questions that you are raising is the reason why I doubted the results also. The orders were for a brain scan with and without contrast and a c-spine scan with and without contrast. However, in reading the c-spine scan results, I questioned as to if they are REALLY the right results. I will check... (12 replies)
... guration. The cerebral hemisphere show 4 scattered areas of altered signal in the white matter including in a perventricular distribution. There is no abnormal contrast enhancement. ... (12 replies)
... If you suspect MS and it is still early in your walk with MS, you may not have indicators on your MRI which are visible. Time, imaging resolution, etc......many factors are involved. You may need to have another MRI in 6 months time. ... (12 replies)
... I have had many many Full Spine MRI and EMG's done over the years. The MRI's have been mostly done with out contrast. ... (9 replies)
... d all seem very helpful. I have a few questions regarding MRI's and diagnosis. I have not yet been diagnosed but have been sent by neuro for brain and cervical spine mri, both without contrast. The cervical spine I had to go and pick up the written report myself from the radiologist because my dr. ... (15 replies)
... Thank you for your reply! That is what I thought I am calling them back on Monday. I had Brain and c-spine six months ago and the Brain did not appear to have lesions, just 2 abnormal white spots but the c-spine.....lots. I did go to a MS specialist and she said it is always good to get pictures of the whole spine. Hope you are doing well! (3 replies)
... Welcome. The only reason they could have for not completing the MRI in one visit would be if they are squeezing you into a tight schedule. ... (3 replies)

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